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Foret des Iles du Saloum (Senegal)

Is a an area dominated by tree vegetation in the country of Senegal.

Its center lies at a latitude of 13.9166700 and longitude of -16.6333300and it has an elevation of 4 meters above sea level.

Foret des Iles du Saloum also goes by the names, Foret Classee des Iles du Saloum, Foret des Iles du Saloum, Forêt Classée des Îles du Saloum, Forêt des Îles du Saloum

Its currency is the Franc (XOF), currently exchanging at 1 West African Franc = 0.00122 British Pound Sterling 1 West African Franc = 0.00197 United States Dollar .


Current weather

Measurments taken at September 22, 2014 from Kaolack
Clouds: few clouds
Temperture: 24 C
windSpeed: 06 km/H

Seat of a first-order administrative division : seat of a first-order administrative division (PPLC takes precedence over PPLA)

bateau dans la baie de Saloum

panoramioimage by JC EBY ©

Tidal creek(s) : a meandering channel in a coastal wetland subject to bi-directional tidal currents


panoramioimage by JC EBY ©

Forest reserve : a forested area set aside for preservation or controlled use

Chacal dans la mangrove

panoramioimage by JC EBY ©

Swamp : a wetland dominated by tree vegetation

Villaggio di Sipo - capanne

panoramioimage by maremagna

Stream : a body of running water moving to a lower level in a channel on land

Toubacouta - hotel Saloum

panoramioimage by maremagna

Point : a tapering piece of land projecting into a body of water, less prominent than a cape

Vista del Delta del

panoramioimage by VIAJERO22

Wadi : a valley or ravine, bounded by relatively steep banks, which in the rainy season becomes a watercourse; found primarily in North Africa and the Middle East

Arbol en el Delta del Saloum

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Shoal(s) : a surface-navigation hazard composed of unconsolidated material

delta del Saloum

panoramioimage by Miguel Jaramillo

Area : a tract of land without homogeneous character or boundaries


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Lake : a large inland body of standing water

dans la baie de Saloum

panoramioimage by JC EBY ©

Anabranch : a diverging branch flowing out of a main stream and rejoining it downstream

Intermittent stream :

Cove(s) : a small coastal indentation, smaller than a bay

Forest(s) : an area dominated by tree vegetation

Bank(s) : an elevation, typically located on a shelf, over which the depth of water is relatively shallow but sufficient for most surface navigation

Second-order administrative division : a subdivision of a first-order administrative division

Bar : a shallow ridge or mound of coarse unconsolidated material in a stream channel, at the mouth of a stream, estuary, or lagoon and in the wave-break zone along coasts

Islands : tracts of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high water

Park : an area, often of forested land, maintained as a place of beauty, or for recreation

Region : an area distinguished by one or more observable physical or cultural characteristics