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Lake Katwe with salt mine
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Lake Katwe fills an ancient volcanic crater in the Western (or Albertine) Rift. Salt mining goes back to the 16th century. It represents a source of income for the local community. However, the traditional way of mining also leads to health problems.




Created
Thursday 16 February 2006 by Martin Mergili in Africa / Uganda (1435 visits)