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Image number: 2220
Feature : inundation
Grouping : pluvial erosion
Discipline : geomorphology
Year : 2007
Locality : Bigogwe
Country : Rwanda
Region - tribe : Virunga
Physiographic region : rift Virunga
Notice : Abundant rains have provoked pluvial erosion on the hillsides. The eroded materials have been deposited in the depressions to form an alluvial fan in the embayment of the Muzinga river. The height of the inundation is still visible on the houses and trees. Flood. Natural hazard. Natural risk
Reference : Moeyersons, Jan,   2007.    Image 2220.   In : Moeyersons, Jan : "African Geographic Pictures", http://webprod.africamuseum.be/collections/browsecollections/naturalsciences/earth/geopic