Lake Eyasi is a seasonal shallow soda lake on the floor of the Great Rift Valley , southwest of the Ngorongoro Crater in the Crater Highlands. Seasonal water level fluctuations in the lake are dramatic, and during the dry season the lake may dry up almost entirely. It is a seasonal stop for migrating flamingos. The lake supports minor local fishing in wet years, but more often catfish and lungfish are taken from the streams and springs that feed the lake. The Hadza are the indigenous inhabitants of the lake. They are found along most of the perimeter, though camps are few along most of the Serengeti, which is Maasai territory. The Datooga inhabit the Yaeda Valley to the southeast, the Isanzu the south, and the Sukuma across the Sibiti River in the southwest.
(Arusha, Manyara, Lake Eyasi, Ngorongoro, Serengeti)
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