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Image number: 2154
Feature : alluvial plain
Grouping : river deposits
Discipline : geomorphology
Year : 2007
Locality : Gihanga
Country : Burundi
Region - tribe : Rusizi, Imbo Plain
Physiographic region : Rift-Tanganyika
Notice : The Rusizi river has filled up the 20 km wide tectonic trench North of the Lake Tanganyika, to form the Imbo plain, which is regularly inundated here.
Reference : Moeyersons, Jan,   2007.    Image 2154.   In : Moeyersons, Jan : "African Geographic Pictures", http://webprod.africamuseum.be/collections/browsecollections/naturalsciences/earth/geopic