Lake Malawi

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Apr 162009
 
Lake Malawi

Malawi – Mozambique – Tanzania
Lake Malawi (also known as Lake Nyasa, Lake Nyassa, Lake Niassa, and Lago Niassa in Mozambique), is the most southerly lake in the East African Rift valley system. The lake, third largest in Africa and ninth largest in the world, is situated between Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania. It is also the [Curious? Find out more…]

Lake Malombe

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Apr 162009
 
Lake Malombe

Malawi
Malombe is a lake in the Southern Region of Malawi on the Shire River with an area of about 420 km². Fed and drained by the Shire River, it lies in a broken depression running northwest from Lake Chilwa to Lake Malawi, parallel to the Shire Rift Valley. The lake is fed by the Shire [Curious? Find out more…]

Lake Chilwa

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Apr 162009
 
Lake Chilwa

Malawi
Lake Chilwa is the third-largest lake in Malawi after Lake Malawi and Lake Malombe. It is in the western Zomba District, near the border with Mozambique. Approximately 60 km long and 40 km wide, the lake is surrounded by extensive wetlands. 335 villages with over 60,000 inhabitants engage in fishing the lake, and pull in [Curious? Find out more…]