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OUADDAï HIGHLANDS is an area in east of Chad
Chad
along the border with Sudan
Sudan
. The Ennedi Plateau and the OUADDAï HIGHLANDS in the east of Chad
Chad
complete the image of a gradually sloping basin, which descends towards Lake Chad
Chad
. There are also central highlands in the Guera region rising to 1,500 m (4,921 ft).

CONTENTS

* 1 Water systems * 2 The land * 3 Yellow Nile
Nile
* 4 Ouaddaï prefecture * 5 Ouaddai Empire
Ouaddai Empire
* 6 See also * 7 References

WATER SYSTEMS

Batha River is an important ephemeral river that carries water west from these highlands during rainy seasons, usually during flash flooding .

THE LAND

Ouaddaï highlands
Ouaddaï highlands
mark Chad's eastern border and also divide the Chad
Chad
and Nile
Nile
watersheds. These highland areas are part of the East Saharan montane xeric woodlands ecoregion .

YELLOW NILE

The Yellow Nile
Nile
is a former tributary that connected the Ouaddaï highlands of eastern Chad
Chad
to the Nile
Nile
River Valley ca. 8000 to ca. 1000 BCE. Its remains are known as the Wadi Howar . The wadi passes through West Darfur