Tensift

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Tensift

 

a river in Morocco. The Tensift is 270 km long. It originates on the slopes of the High Atlas Mountains and empties into the Atlantic Ocean. The water level is low in late summer, and there are brief but violent floods in winter and spring. The Tensift is used for irrigation.

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The Marrakech governor, Tensift Al Haouz, thanked the ambassador of the UAE to Morocco Al Asri Al Daheri for supporting emirati businessmen in order to increase the UAE's investment in Morocco.
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Using images taken by a satellite over the fertile Tensift Plain around Marrakech, they discovered they could measure the transfer of water between the soil, vegetation and atmosphere, as well as assess grain yields with greater accuracy.
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