Lake Magadi in Flood (image) University of Arizona Share Print E-Mail Caption Lake Magadi seen in the wet season. The lake periodically dries and floods in response to seasonal rains that cover the lakebed evaporites with up to 3 to 6 feet of water. Credit Richard Owen Usage Restrictions This visual may only be used in conjunction with reporting on or posting of this news release. Credit must be given as indicated. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.