Nasser Lake


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Nasser

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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.
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Photo of Fishing in Nasser Lake behind the High Dam, Old Nubia, Aswan, Egypt, Hashim Morsy facebook pag, 23 November 2017 LUXOR - 26 February 2018: Egypt is the ninth largest fish producer in the world with a total production of 1.
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.
In July 1982 a radio-telemetry network of thirteen stations erected by Helwan Observatory and High and Aswan Dam authority was operated for monitoring microearthquake activity around the northern part of Nasser Lake.