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  1. Lake Chad, Chad(noun)

    a lake in north central Africa; fed by the Shari river

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  1. Lake Chad

    Lake Chad is a historically large, shallow, endorheic lake in Africa, the size of which has varied over the centuries. According to the Global Resource Information Database of the United Nations Environment Programme, it shrank as much as 95% from about 1963 to 1998, but "the 2007 image shows significant improvement over previous years." Lake Chad is economically important, providing water to more than 30 million people living in the four countries surrounding it on the edge of the Sahara Desert. It is the largest lake in the Chad Basin.

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