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News High resolution image of Lake Naser issued by Copernicus

 A satellite image of Lake Nasser - one of the largest artificial lakes in the world, has been issued by ESA in the framework of the Copernicus programme. With 10 m resolution, this information product allows to delineate the Toshka endorheic Lakes, natural depressions that are filled by overflow from Lake Nasser, as well the manmade canal that fill them with water from lake Naser. The lakes are relatively salty, with visible signs of eutrophication and algae formation

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Geographical coverage Egypt,
News date 21/03/2022
Working language(s) ENGLISH