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Cultivation of the floor of Lake Chad: a response to environmental hazard in eastern Borno, Nigeria



Cultivation of the floor of Lake Chad: a response to environmental hazard in eastern Borno, Nigeria



Geographical Journal 154(2): 243-250



This is a study of recent ecological changes associated with the shrinking of lake Chad since 1970 and activities on the lake floor following the recession. The lake level in the southern basin fell from 283 m above sea level (asl) in 1962/63 to about 276.6 m asl in 1986, and the open water shrank from 25 000 square kilometres to about 3000 sq. km.

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DOI: 10.2307/633850



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