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Lake Maracaibo is the stormiest place on the planet. Thunderstorms rage above this massive body of water for up to 200 days of the year, with each ear-splitting event lasting for several hours. But why? Graeme Anderson lists the factors that create Lake Maracaibo’s seemingly ever-lasting storms.
Lesson by Graeme Anderson, animation by D. Lee Peffer II.