Nasser Lake

Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


, Lake
A lake of southeast Egypt and northern Sudan. It was formed in the 1960s by the construction of the Aswan High Dam on the Nile river. The rising waters of the lake submerged many historic sites.
References in periodicals archive ?
Hossam Fahmy, president of the Irrigation Committee of the ESDP, said that the Nasser Lake will probably reach its lowest levels during the time when the Ethiopian dam is filling up.
He also suggested to commercially invest the Nasser Lake fish via specialized companies.
Illegal poachers are known to collect crocodiles from depleting populations near Nasser Lake in Southern Egypt and sell them for Dh300 to Dh500.