National Geographic : 1930 Mar
LAKE NICARAGUA MAY ONE DAY BE A PART OF A SECOND ISTHMIAN CANAL Navigable throughout for large vessels, this inland fresh-water sea, 1oo miles long and 45 miles wide,isconnected with San Juan River and with Lake Managua by the Tipitapa River. The system is a waterway of great potential importance. carrying cattle and produce to east-coast markets. It is the largest body of fresh water between the Great Lakes and Lake Photograph byJacob Gayer the Atlantic Ocean bythe At present itisused for Titicaca.