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Sun Glint on Lake Nasser and Toshka Lakes, Egypt and Sudan – May 29th, 2011

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May 29th, 2011 Category: Image of the day, Lakes

Egypt - May 18th, 2011

Sun glint causes Lake Nasser, on the border of Egypt and Sudan, to have a silvery gleam. The small southern part of the lake located in Sudanese territory is usually called Lake Nubia in Sudan.

One of the Toshka Lakes, near the left edge, also appears silvery from sun glint, while another further west is not directly reflecting the sun and appears blue.

 

One Response to “Sun Glint on Lake Nasser and Toshka Lakes, Egypt and Sudan – May 29th, 2011”

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    Amelia Carolina Sparavigna :

    Fundamental image to see the strong decrease of the water in the Toshka Depression. Thanks Earth Snapshot!

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