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Mangoky River and Lake Ihotry, Southwestern Madagascar

21.7S 43.3E

June 2nd, 2010 Category: Lakes, Rivers, Sediments

Madagascar - April 28th, 2010

Madagascar - April 28th, 2010

Several rivers are visible along the central- and south-western coast of Madagascar, emptying tan sediments into the Strait of Mozambique. One of the most prominent of these rivers is the Mangoky, whose mouth is situated northwest of a greenish lake.

This greenish body of water is Lake Ihotry, a closed saline lake in the semi-arid southwestern part of Madagascar. Its area varies seasonally, from 96 km² to 112 km².

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