Groundwater Occurrence in Regions and Basins

  • Seifu Kebede
Part of the Springer Hydrogeology book series (SPRINGERHYDRO)


The broad volcanic plateau (Fig. 1.2) accounts for about 25 % of Ethiopian landmass. The Ethiopian volcanic plateau is a thick monotonous, rapidly erupted pile of locally deformed, flat lying basalts consisting of a number of volcanic centers with different magmatic character and with a large range of ages.


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  • Seifu Kebede
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  1. 1. Department of Earth SciencesAddis Ababa UniversityAddis AbabaEthiopia

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