Eritrea - Topography

The topography of Eritrea is dominated by the extension of the Ethiopian north-south trending highlands, descending on the east to a coastal desert plain and on the northeast to hills and on the southwest to flat-to-rolling plains. Approximately 4% of the land is arable. Natural resources include gold, potash, zinc, copper, salt, and fish. Frequent droughts, soil erosion, deforestation, and overgrazing all present environmental challenges.

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joseph proyono
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May 23, 2009 @ 9:21 pm
I'm very interested with this poor country when i see one program on tv, earth from above by Yann Arthrus Bertrand.
I want to know more about the environmental problem in this country!
hannah mcnease
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Mar 7, 2011 @ 5:17 pm
i'm doing Eritrea as a class project. i have nothing done and i have to present tomorrow. i have my work cut out for me!

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