The Tonle Sap Great Lake - A Pulse Of Life

The Tonle Sap Great Lake - A Pulse Of Life

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Author: Renaud Bailleux

Number Of Pages: 153

Publisher: Asia Horizons Books Co

Release Date: 01-12-2003

Details: Large format, hard cover, beautiful coffee table book 153 pages with as many color photographs. A comprehensive introduction to the fascinating world of the Tonle Sap. Cambodia....Every year, with the onset of the rainy season, Cambodia's Mekong River rises and its flow is forced back up the Tonle Sap River and into Tonle Sap Lake, which expands fourfold to over a million hectares and completely floods the surrounding forests and wetlands. Communities all around the lake have adapted to this unusual natural phenomenon by spending part of the year on land and part on water, deriving sustenance and livelihoods from the lake and flooded forest, which is a prime fish habitat.

EAN: 9789749111192

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