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Recent history of an Ethiopian delta

Karl W. Butzer

Recent history of an Ethiopian delta

the Omo River and the level of Lake Rudolf

by Karl W. Butzer

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Published by Department of Geography, University of Chicago in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcartography by John A. Kirchner.
SeriesResearch papers -- 136.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17529824M

In a military junta, the Derg, deposed Emperor Haile SELASSIE (who had ruled since ) and established a socialist state. Torn by bloody coups, uprisings, wide-scale drought, and massive refugee problems, the regime was finally toppled in by a coalition of rebel forces, the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF). Ethiopia (ēthēō´pēə), officially Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, republic ( est. pop. 99,,), , sq mi (1,, sq km), NE borders on Eritrea in the north, on Djibouti in the northeast, on Somalia in the east and southeast, on Kenya in the south, and on South Sudan and Sudan in the west.

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