Earth Snapshot RSS Feed Twitter
 
 
 
 

Posts tagged Western Rift

Mountainous Walls Around Lake Tanganyika, Eastern Africa

6.5S 29.6E

October 6th, 2011 Category: Lakes

Lake Tanganyika - October 3rd, 2011

This APM image shows the northern part of Lake Tanganyika, a rift lake shared by Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Tanzania and Zambia.

The lake is situated within the Western Rift of the geographic feature known as the Great Rift Valley formed by the tectonic East African Rift, and is confined by the mountainous walls of the valley. It is the largest rift lake in Africa and the second largest lake by volume in the world.

About Us

Earth Observation

Organisations

Archive

October 2019
M T W T F S S
« Mar    
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031  

Categories


Bulletin Board


Featured Posts

Information

42


Take Action

Widgets