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Meaning of "Lake Volta" in the English dictionary

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WHAT DOES LAKE VOLTA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Lake Volta

Lake Volta

Lake Volta is the largest reservoir by surface area in the world, and the fourth largest by water volume. Contained behind the Akosombo Dam, it is located completely within the country of Ghana, and it has a surface area of about 8,502 km².

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LAKE VOLTA

Lake Tahoe
Lake Tana
Lake Tanganyika
Lake Taupo
Lake Tiberias
Lake Titicaca
Lake Torrens
Lake Trasimene
lake trout
Lake Tsana
Lake Turkana
Lake Urmia
Lake Van
Lake Victoria
Lake Waikaremoana
Lake Washington
Lake Winnebago
Lake Winnipeg
Lake Winnipegosis
Lake Zug

WORDS THAT END LIKE LAKE VOLTA

Black Volta
consulta
delta
Kronecker delta
lavolta
Malta
Mekong Delta
Mississippi Delta
pelta
Salta
senatus consulta
Shelta
Upper Volta
volta
White Volta
Yalta

Synonyms and antonyms of Lake Volta in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Lake Volta» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LAKE VOLTA

Find out the translation of Lake Volta to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Lake Volta from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Lake Volta» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

沃尔特湖
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Lago Volta
570 millions of speakers

English

Lake Volta
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

झील वोल्टा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بحيرة فولتا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Озеро Вольта
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Lago Volta
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

লেক ভোল্টা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

lac Volta
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lake Volta
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Voltasee
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

湖ボルタ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

호수 볼타
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lake Volta
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hồ Volta
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஏரி வால்டா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लेक व्होल्टा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Volta Gölü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Lago Volta
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Jezioro Volta
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

озеро Вольта
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Lacul Volta
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

λίμνη Volta
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Lake Volta
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Lake Volta
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Lake Volta
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Lake Volta

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LAKE VOLTA»

The term «Lake Volta» is normally little used and occupies the 148.931 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LAKE VOLTA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Lake Volta

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LAKE VOLTA»

Discover the use of Lake Volta in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Lake Volta and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Dams and Disease: Ecological Design and Health Impacts of ...
Lowering of Lake Volta It is unlikely that rapid drawdown in the reservoir water level could be used as a technique for snail control in Lake Volta, as had been used for reservoirs in Puerto Rico and proposed for Manantali Reservoir in Mali.
William Jobin, 2003
2
Cage Aquaculture: Regional Reviews and Global Overview
Tropo Farms cages in Lake Volta, Ghana Marketing and prices Demand for tilapia is strong and growing in Ghana and its neighbour Nigeria, and farm-gate prices are reported as around US$2.20/kg. The existing cage farms sell fresh whole or ...
Matthias Halwart, Doris Soto, James Richard Arthur, 2007
3
A Directory of African Wetlands
Artificial Impoundments (A) LAKE VOLTA Location: 6°16'-9°13'N/1°03'W-0°20'E Area: 848 225 ha (open water surface - low water) Altitude: 91 m asl (high water) Nearest Town: Accra (90 km SSW) General: The dam at Akosombo, just 100 km ...
R. H. Hughes, J. S. Hughes, G. M. Bernacsek, 1992
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African Water Resource Database: GIS-based Tools for Inland ...
Also of note in the comparison of the VMap0 SWB data to the other sources shown in these figures is the separation of Lake Volta into three separate polygons. The dark blue polygon in the lower right of Figure 2.45 segregates the Volta River ...
‎2007
5
New Scientist
Lake Volta — a progress report When the Volta was dammed to form the largest man-made lake in the world, trees growing on the site were not felled, and there were fears that the rotting trunks might deoxygenate the water, preventing the ...
6
Diagnostic study of the Volta Basin fisheries: Part 1 ...
Box 3: The Lake Volta fishery The Volta River basin dominates the country's riverine system and includes the 8,480km2 Lake Volta. Fishing in Lake Volta contributes about 90% of the total inland fishery production in Ghana. Formed about 40 ...
Béné, C.
7
Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary
NE of the city of Saratov; pop. (199le) 65.500; important river port; made town 1 780. Vol-ta \'val-t3, 'vol-, 'v61-\. 1. River. Ghana; flows S into Bight of Benin: includes Lake Volta ab. 30O mi. (485 km.) long, and Black Volta ab. 1000 mi. ( 1610 km.) ...
‎1997
8
Inventory of water storage types in the Blue Nile and Volta ...
Excluding Lake Volta, the total storage is 531.5 Mm3. The Akosombo Reservoir has a gross storage capacity of 148 Bm3 with an active capacity of 78 Bm3. The total annual flow into the lake is around 36 Bm3. Evaporation from the lake is ...
Johnston, Robyn M., McCartney, Matthew
9
Biodiversity and Sustainable Use of Fish in the Coastal Zone
Status offish stocks in the Yeji segment of Lake Volta, p. 34-35, In E.K. Abban, C.M.V Casal, T.M. Falk and R.S.V Pullin (eds.) Biodiversity and sustainable use offish in the coastal zone. ICLARM Conf. Proc. 63, 71 p. use a different method ...
‎2000
10
African Water Resource Database: Technical manual and ...
___ □ 2. Calculate the area in km- for Lake Volta by clicking on it with the Report Descriptive Spatial Statistics tool <^j- Add this value to the alcomwwf.shp row in Table 2.27. □ 3. Make dniw_hyd.shp active by clicking on it in the View Table of  ...
‎2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LAKE VOLTA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Lake Volta is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Why Tropical Power sees big potential for biogas in Africa
The project will rely on waste sourced from the 1,000ha Kpong Farm – owned by VP Group – located at the south-east corner of Lake Volta. «How we made it in Africa, Jul 15»
2
Hero villager saves lives after horror crash
Alicia De Voy of Cansey Lane, Bradfield, was on safari along with other volunteers who had been working at a school in Mpraeso, close to Lake Volta, when the ... «Harwich and Manningtree Standard, Jul 15»
3
IOM Ghana distributes Solar Lanterns to rescued children
IOM in Ghana has distributed 34 solar lanterns to child survivors of trafficking who were rescued from fishing communities along Lake Volta. «News Hour, Jun 15»
4
IOM & partners rescue 20 ghanaian children from trafficking
20 Ghanaian children victims of trafficking have been rescued by IOM from exploitative labour in the fishing industry along Lake Volta. «News Hour, Jun 15»
5
Supply-Chain Slavery: What You May Not Know About the Products …
Along Lake Volta in Ghana, children are sold into a life of forced labor and abuse. Forced to fish for 19-hour shifts with unequipped boats and ... «GlobalSolutions.org, Jun 15»
6
Oil dispute: Ghana awaits ruling on Maritime dispute
Power Crisis Continues Atuabo Gas Plant To Close For Maintenance Works · Slavery Ten Boys Rescued From Slavery On Ghana's Lake Volta. «Pulse.com.gh, Apr 15»
7
The Real Cost Of Pure Water
The dam was built in the 1960s, creating the world's largest reservoir by surface area, Lake Volta, which is about the size of Puerto Rico. Ghana ... «Gizmodo Australia, Apr 15»
8
Boat building back on the agenda in Hull
... the innovative vessels have been shipped across the globe in various guises, from passenger ferries for Lake Volta in Ghana, to workboats ... «Hull Daily Mail, Apr 15»
9
Thousands to "Stand For Freedom" and Shine Light on Modern-Day …
Just weeks ago, IJM participated in their very first rescue operation on Lake Volta in Ghana, where thousands of boys—some very young—are ... «PR Newswire, Apr 15»
10
Slavery: Ten Boys Rescued From Slavery On Ghana's Lake Volta
On Friday, March 20, International Justice Mission (IJM) embarked on its first joint rescue operation with Ghanaian authorities on Lake Volta. «Pulse.com.gh, Mar 15»

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