Located on the Paraguana Peninsula in northwest Venezuela, the Amuay refinery is one of the world’s largest and is capable of processing up to 630,000 barrels per day of crude oil. Venezuela supplies about 13 percent of the daily oil and oil products imported into the United State, much of which is gasoline.
Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport (IATA: SIG, ICAO: TJIG, FAA LID: SIG), also commonly known as Isla Grande Airport, is a small airport in San Juan, about 5 minutes by air and 15 minutes by car from Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport. It is adjacent to the new Puerto Rico Convention Center, the San Juan bay, and the Pan American Cruise Ship Terminal, and overlooks Cataño.
General Rafael Urdaneta Bridge
One of the longest bridges in the world (8km), built in 1962 over Lake Maracaibo, connected by a 55km strait to the Gulf of Venezuela. Developed since 1918 by foreign concerns keen to capitalize on the riches of oil production. A-frame pylons support a single cable at each side.
On October 22, 2005, the Sierra Negra Volcano on Isla Isabela in the Galapagos Islands began erupting, sending ash as high as 12,800 meters (42,000 feet), according to the U.S. Geological Survey. This overlay image shows a strong plume of volcanic ash and steam flowing from the Sierra Negra Volcano on Isla Isabela and blowing to the southwest over the Pacific.
The file will post a map of lightning strikes in Venezuela and the south part of the Caribbean Sea, as well as the strokes/minute (left corner). The map is refreshed every 5 minutes. It should be useful for tracking storms in real time, as for correlating other meteorological data with lightning strokes. There are other two files that shows the lightning maps in Florida and New Jersey. Hopefull...