Photo Library >> Deserts and Desertification >> Remnants of Chad Lake, Chad, ...

Remnants of Chad Lake, Chad, February 2015

Remnants of Chad Lake, Chad, February 2015

Size Pixels Download
small 800 x 599 Download
medium 2200 x 1649 Download
large 3500 x 2625 Download
original 4352 x 3264 Download
Uploaded 24 Mar 2015 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2015
From collection: Deserts and Desertification
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Lake Chad is a historically large, shallow, endorheic lake in Africa, the size of which has varied over the centuries. According to the Global Resource Information Database of the United Nations Environment Programme, it shrank as much as 95% from about 1963 to 1998, but "the 2007 (satellite) image shows significant improvement over previous years." Lake Chad is economically important, providing water to more than 68 million people living in the four countries surrounding it (Chad, Cameroon, ...
Downloads: 142     Rating: 3
  • Meditaranien Coast of Egypt
  • Desert in Northern Egypt
  • Sahara Desert, Egypt
  • Sahara Desert, Egypt
  • Algerian Desert, February 2015
  • River of the Chad Basin, South of Chad Lake, Chad, February 2015
  • Irrigation plots between Lake Nasser and Toshka Lakes, Egypt
  • Remnants of Chad Lake, Chad, February 2015