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  • Description: A composite of images showing the diminishing en:Lake Chad from 1973 to 2001.
  • Info: The large image is a composite of photos taken with en:Landsat-7. Images courtesy NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio and Landsat 7 Project Science Office.
  • Source: earth observatory (file)
  • License: Public domain


  • Beschreibung: Der de:Tschadsee schrumpft langfristig. Das Bild zeigt den See im Jahr 1973, 1978, 1997 und 2001 aus der Erdumlaufbahn. Die offene Wasserfläche ist im Falschfarbeninfrarotbild blaugrün wiedergegeben.
  • Quelle: Adapted from NASA images at (aus der englischen Wikipedia)
  • Lizenzstatus: Public Domain


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