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Groundwater resources of Mosteiros basin, island of Fogo, Cape Verde, west Africa

http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2010/3069/

Shallow groundwater has good quality, but salinity measured in wells suggests the thin lens of freshwater under the coastal plain will be vulnerable to saltwater intrusion as a consequence of pumping.

by Heilweil, Victor M.; Gingerich, Stephen B.; Plummer, L. Niel; and Verstraeten, Ingrid M.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010-3069
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Groundwater level, Groundwater quality, Hydrology, Saltwater intrusion, Aquifers, Islands
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