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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The first phase includes Nubia and Nasser Lake Axis, Halayeb, Shalatin, Qoseir and Safaga Axis, Kharga and Dakhla oases, Sohag and Qena, and the Golden Triangle lying between those two governorates and the Red Sea governorate.
The temple was relocated in 1968 from its original place where it was built ages ago, right after building the High Dam in Aswan and Nasser Lake which resulted in the increase of water level in the region which was threatening the temple.
Berlamont, "Evaporation estimates from Nasser Lake, Egypt, based on three floating station data and Bowen ratio energy budget," Theoretical and Applied Climatology, vol.
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. After October, 12, 1992 earthquake in Dahshour area, 35 km to the southwest of Cairo, the Egyptian Government manipulated the investment in the National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics (NRIAG) and constructed the Egyptian National Seismic Network (ENSN).