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Vegetation Index of Tanzania and Neighbors

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August 11th, 2011 Category: Lakes, Vegetation Index

Tanzania - August 1st, 2011

This FAPAR image shows the vegetation index of Tanzania (right), northeastern Zambia (below), Democratic Republic of the Congo (left) and Rwanda and Burundi (between Tanzania and the DRC). Several lakes appear as black areas, the largest of which are Lake Victoria (above) and Lake Tanganyika (center).

Most of the large plateau of central Tanzania shows a low vegetation index (light yellow), while the DRC, Rwanda and Burundi show a generally good index (green), and Zambia has a mixed index, ranging from good to low.

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