奧莫河

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奧莫河Omo River)是埃塞俄比亞西南部的重要河流,整條河道在埃塞俄比亞境內,進入與肯雅接壤的圖爾卡納湖。奧莫河是內流盆地流域的主要河流。根據埃塞俄比亞中央統計局資料,奧莫河全長760公里。[1]1980年,靠近图尔卡纳湖地区的谷地列入联合国教科文组织世界遗产,登录名称为奥莫低谷

2006年的大雨使奧莫河下游氾濫,淹死最少456人,過度放牧森林開伐被指是釀成慘劇的元兇。

奧莫河三角洲

參考文獻[编辑]

  1. ^ "Climate, 2008 National Statistics (Abstract)", Table A.1. Central Statistical Agency website (accessed 26 December 2009)

延伸閱讀[编辑]

  • Butzer, Karl W. (1971). Recent history of an Ethiopian delta: the Omo River and the level of Lake Rudolph, Research paper 136, Department of Geography, University of Chicago, 184 p., LCCN 70-184080
  • Camerapix (2000). Spectrum Guide to Ethiopia, First American Ed., Brooklyn: Interlink, ISBN 1-56656-350-X
  • Crandall, Ben (2007). The Omo River Valley, eMuseum @ Minnesota State University, Mankato; website accessed 31 October 2007
  • Hurd, W. (2006). "Rangers by Birth", Cultural Survival Quarterly, 30.2, website accessed 31 October 2007
  • UNESCO World Heritage Centre (2007). Lower Valley of the Omo, World Heritage List, website accessed 31 October 2007
  • Vannutelli, L. and Citerni, C. (1899). Seconda spedizione Bòttego: L'Omo, viaggio d'esplorazione nell'Africa Orientale, Milano : Hoepli, 650 p.

外部連結[编辑]

坐标4°48′1.27″N 35°58′1.45″E / 4.8003528°N 35.9670694°E / 4.8003528; 35.9670694