Sediments in the Gulf of Venezuela, Between Colombia and Venezuela10.6N 71.6W
Green sediment- and algae-laden waters seep out of Maracaibo Lake below) and into the Gulf of Venezuela. The two are connected by a 54 km (34 mi) strait.
The Gulf of Venezuela is a gulf of the Caribbean Sea bounded by the Venezuelan states of Zulia and Falcón and by Guajira Department, Colombia. Located in the north of South America, it is situated between Paraguaná Peninsula (right) of the Falcón State in Venezuela and Guajira Peninsula (left) in Colombia.