Photo: Ancient Lake in Darfur Could Be Water Source for Refuge



A map shows the basin of an ancient lake in the now dusty Darfur region of northern Sudan. Orange lines show where satellites detected evidence of shorelines along the lake.

The dried-up lake, once roughly the size of the U.S.'s Lake Erie, might have left behind groundwater that could be tapped to supply the refugees living in the war-torn region.

Image courtesy Boston University Center for Remote Sensing


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