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Image number: 2350
Feature : gullying
Grouping : soil erosion
Discipline : geomorphology
Year : 2009
Locality : Lisala
Country : D.R.Congo
Region - tribe : Lisala
Physiographic region : Congo basin
Notice : Gullying badly affects many urbanized areas and towns in Central Africa. The gullies develop after increase of the runoff coefficient as a result of the development of urban structures like roads, buildings and impermeable surfaces. Natural hazard, natural risk.
Reference : Smets, BenoĆ®t,   2009.    Image 2350.   In : Moeyersons, Jan : "African Geographic Pictures", http://webprod.africamuseum.be/collections/browsecollections/naturalsciences/earth/geopic