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Remarkable Ounianga Desert Lakes (14 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature   10 Oct 2012   / 4070 views

Consisting of 18 lakes, the Ounianga is located in the Northern Chad region of the Sahara Desert. Here, average annual rainfall is no more than 2mm and the lakes depend on the underground supply of ‘fossil’ water left over from ancient times when the climate was much wetter.

 



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