The World List of Natural Sites of Tourist Attraction

Found in the Sahara Desert, the Lakes of Ounianga consists of 18 lakes in total which are supplied by so-called underground fossil water. The rain fell many thousands of years ago when the climate was much wetter than it is today. In fact the lakes now only receive 2mm of rainfall each year. Some of the lakes are salty whereas others are fresh and support life.

Lakes of Ounianga Lakes of Ounianga

Location: Ennedi Region, Chad

The year of entering to the World List of Tourist Attractions:   2018

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