The new record compiled by researchers from Aberystwyth, Bangor and St Andrews universities came from a 93 metre-long sediment core drilled from the bed of Lake Tana
in northern Ethiopia.
Until recently, relations between Egypt and Ethiopia were governed by an agreement signed under the auspices of Britain in 1902, in which the ruler of Ethiopia officially promised that his country would not allow any projects on the Blue Nile, Lake Tana
or Sobat River that may harm Egyptian interests.
Treaty between Great Britain and Ethiopia, 15 May, 1902 : Article III of the Treaty between Great Britain and Ethiopia states, "His Majesty the Emperor Menilik II, King of Kings of Ethiopia, engages himself towards the Government of His Britannic Majesty not to construct or allow to be constructed any work across the Blue Nile, Lake Tana
, or the Sobat, which would arrest the flow of their waters except in agreement with His Britannic Majesty's Government and the Government of Sudan.
Among the places of interest are the Omo National Park, Entoto Hills, Lake Tana
, Simien Mountains National Park, Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela and The Ruins of Aksum.
4 Location: The annual Forum takes place in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, a relaxing town located on the shores of Lake Tana
, the source of the Blue Nile river.
Fish postharvest loss in Lake Tana
is more than 30%, excluding low value fish parts .
The Blue Nile flows generally south from Lake Tana
and then west across Ethiopia and northwest into Sudan.
, the source of the Blue Nile, is the largest lake in which African country?
Birch hardwood floors with an eco-sound silent underlay and beamed ceilings.
Highlights include visiting rock hewn churches in Lalibela, exploring island monasteries in Lake Tana
and learning about little known but ancient civilizations in Gondar.
Kuoni currently offer a ninenight Highlights of Northern Ethiopia tour, including a city tour of Addis Ababa, and trips to the Blue Nile Falls, Lake Tana
, Gondar, Lalibela and the Bale Mountains National Park.
The Ethiopian flag carrier has also used the names of the famous places of Africa such as Africa First, Queen of Sheba, Lake Tana
, and so on for its Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet.