Orange River & Gariep Dam

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Apr 012009
 
Orange River & Gariep Dam

Lesotho
South Africa (Eastern Cape, Free State, Northern Cape)
Namibia (Karas)
The Orange is a major river in southern Africa, one of the longest on the continent and one of the longest south of the Tropic of Capricorn. After rising in the Lesotho Highlands, less than 200 km from the Indian Ocean, the river flows to the Atlantic [Curious? Find out more…]

Vaal River & Vaal Dam

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Apr 012009
 
Vaal River & Vaal Dam

South Africa (Mpumalanga, Gauteng, Free State, North West, Northern Cape)
The Vaal River is a northern tributary of the Orange River. Rising at Sterkfontein Beacon near Breyten, in Mpumalanga province, it flows 1 210 km southwest to its confluence with the Orange near Douglas; the Vaal’s middle section forms most of the Free State’s northern provincial boundary.

 
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