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Lake Chad, Baga Sola

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Observe the immense Lake Chad, which supplies water to 68 million people despite being relatively shallow. Ride an old-fashioned boat along the lake while keeping an eye out for crocodiles and taking in scenic panoramas of the surrounding forests. You can also get a sense of local life and culture, with many people living and working near the lake's shores. Interestingly, the lake's area--currently 26,000 sq km (10,000 sq mi)--and depth are slowly shrinking. Conservation efforts aim to prevent this, but it's worth seeing the lake before it's too late. Before you head to Baga Sola, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Baga Sola itinerary maker website , to make sure you see all that Baga Sola has to offer, including Lake Chad.
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  • big alpha lake by far best place ever 10/10 would go there again i alredy have been there 65 times perfect for hiding dead bodies and swims with the family the brown colour makes it unique wouldent bu...  more »
  • This was absolutely amazing and upsetting to see the change of Lake Chad from 1963 to now. The facts are true, Lake Chad is becoming a puddle.  more »
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