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Lake Malawi, Great Rift Valley
- Title Lake Malawi, Great Rift Valley
- Released 22/10/2010 4:37 pm
- Copyright ESA
This Envisat image features Lake Malawi in the Eastern Rift of the Great Rift Valley, a geological fault system of Southwest Asia and East Africa. One of the world’s few ancient lakes, Lake Malawi, also known as Lake Nyasa, is the third largest lake in Africa. This image was acquired by Envisat’s Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer on 12 October 2010 at a resolution of 300 m.