Nov 122009
 
Gambia River

Gambia The river is “The Gambia”. Literally, the country exists as a small strip of land area to either side of the river. People say: “The Gambia River is the Gambia and the Gambia is the River”. It is a major tourist attraction and the dominant feature running through the heart of the country. This [Curious? Find out more…]

Limpopo River

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Jun 192009
 
Limpopo River

Botswana – Zimbabwe – South Africa (Limpopo) – Mozambique The Limpopo is the second largest river in Africa that drains to the east, after the Zambezi River. Around 1 750 kilometers long, it starts at the confluence of the Marico and Crocodile rivers in South Africa and flows in a great arc, first zig-zagging northeast [Curious? Find out more…]

Luvuvhu River

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Jun 172009
 
Luvuvhu River

South Africa (Limpopo) Originating just north of Makhado, the perennial Luvuvhu River follows a 200 km course along the southern edge of the Zoutpansberg and eventually joins the Limpopo River in the far north-east of the Kruger National Park, on the border between South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Upon leaving the Zoutpansberg, the Luvuvhu runs  [Curious? Find out more…]

Olifants River

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Jun 152009
 
Olifants River

South Africa (Mpumalanga, Limpopo) – Mozambique There are at least three Olifants Rivers in South Africa – in the Western Cape, the Southern Cape and the one originating in Mpumalanga. That’s the one we’re really interested in: it flows north through Witbank Dam and Loskop Dam and is forced east by the Transvaal Drakensberg. Cutting through [Curious? Find out more…]

Great Ruaha River

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Jun 082009
 
Great Ruaha River

Tanzania The Great Ruaha River is a river in south-central Tanzania that flows through the Usangu wetlands and the Ruaha National Park east into the Rufiji River. Great Ruaha is about 475 km (300 mi.) long, 38 species of fish have been identified in the Great Ruaha River. The river’s headwaters are in the Kipengere [Curious? Find out more…]

Jun 022009
 
Chobe River

Angola – Zambia – Namibia – Botswana The Chobe River rises in the central Angolan plateau on the slopes of Mount Tembo. There, it is called the Kwando (a Hambukushu name), and travels enormous distances through Kalahari sands before reaching Botswana; here it becomes the Linyanti (a Subiya name) until it reaches Ngoma where it [Curious? Find out more…]

iSimangaliso Wetland Park (Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park)

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Apr 292009
 
iSimangaliso Wetland Park (Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park)

South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal) iSimangaliso Wetland Park (formerly known as Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park) is situated on the east coast of KwaZulu-Natal, and includes the St Lucia Game Reserve, False Bay Park, St Lucia Marine Reserve, Sodwana Bay National Park, Maputaland Marine Reserve, Cape Vidal, Ozabeni, Mfabeni, Tewate Wilderness Area and Mkuze Game Reserve. Covering [Curious? Find out more…]

Lake Cahora Bassa

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Apr 172009
 
Lake Cahora Bassa

Mozambique Lake Cahora Bassa is Africa’s fourth-largest artificial lake, situated in the Tete Province in Mozambique. The Cahora Bassa Dam system is the largest hydroelectric scheme in southern Africa with the powerhouse containing 5 x 415MW turbines. It is one of the three major dams on the Zambezi river system, the others being Kariba and [Curious? Find out more…]

Okavango River & Delta

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Apr 162009
 
Okavango River & Delta

Angola – Namibia – Botswana The Okavango River is the fourth-longest river system in southern Africa, running southeastward for 1,600 km (1,000 miles). It begins in Angola, where it is known as the Cubango River. Further south it forms part of the border between Angola and Namibia, and then flows into Botswana, draining into the [Curious? Find out more…]

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 [Curious? Find out more…]

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