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Water balance of Luapula and Lake Tanganyika Basin.

Jaroslav Balek

Water balance of Luapula and Lake Tanganyika Basin.

by Jaroslav Balek

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Published by National Council for Scientific Research in Lusaka .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Luapula River Watershed (Zambia and Congo),
  • Tanganyika, Lake, Watershed.
    • Subjects:
    • Water balance (Hydrology) -- Luapula River Watershed (Zambia and Congo),
    • Water balance (Hydrology) -- Tanganyika, Lake, Watershed.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesNCSR/TR ;, 6, Water resources research ;, report WR 6, Water resources research (Lusaka, Zambia) ;, report WR 6., NCSR/TR ;, 10.
      ContributionsNational Council for Scientific Research (Zambia)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ91.Z33 Z316 no. 6, GB665 Z316 no. 6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination15, [6] leaves, [3] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2181701M
      LC Control Number88980184

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The area occupied by the lake itself is 32, sq. kms. and the territoryFile Size: 1MB. The Functioning of Lake Tanganyika and the Lukuga River Lake Tanganyika was a closed basin beforeuntil high water levels overflowed and eroded the Lukuga outlet to its current rock sill at the elevation of meters (a.m.s.l.) at the mouth of the river, with humans later widening its mouth in to increase outflow Size: 1MB.

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The temperature of water in Lake Tanganyika is high even in the greatest depths; at m depth the temperature of the water is still ° C.

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