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

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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