The Okavango river
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The Okavango river a narrative of travel, exploration, and adventure. by Charles John Andersson

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Published by C. Struik in Cape Town .
Written in English


  • South Africa -- Description and travel.,
  • Okavango River

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Edition Notes

SeriesAfricana collectanea -- v. 29
LC ClassificationsDT731 A54 1861A
The Physical Object
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17394318M

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It traces the river from its source in the remote high-rainfall areas of south-eastern Angola, through the increasingly dry environments of Namibia and Botswana, and finally to the famous Okavango Delta. The book describes the people, animals and plants, farming and other economic activities along the banks of this great river. Rivers throughout the world run down to the coast, where their waters join the sea. But the Okavango is different: its waters also flow into a 'sea' but it is a vast sea of dry sand. 'Okavango River: Read more. ☯ Full Synopsis: "This exciting Huckleberry Finn kind of story is about two African herdboys in going down the Okavango River in a dugout canoe. The beautiful river flows down out of the Benguela Highlands of Angola, crosses the Caprivi Strip of Namibia, then into Botswana where it spreads out through the vast Okavango Delta. The Delta truly is an unspoiled wilderness paradise and visiting it with Okavango River Safaris makes it all possible and unimaginably pleasurable. The guides, the staff, the food, the equipment, the organising of it all is top-of-the-range. Kudos and compliments to you all.

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The Okavango Delta is a unique pulsing wetland. More correctly an alluvial fan, the delta covers between 6 and 15 square kilometres of Kalahari Desert in northern Botswana and owes its existence to the Okavango (Kavango) River which flows from the Angolan highlands, across Namibia’s Caprivi Strip and into the harsh Kalahari Desert. View deals for Okavango River Lodge. Okavango Delta is minutes away. Parking is free, and this lodge also features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Check availability now!Location: Shorobe Road, Shorobe Road, Maun.   Inferno presents the landscape and wildlife of the Lower Okavango River. The landscape is baked dry by the scorching sun, and large herds of /   Okavango is the Jouberts’ love letter to the river, and Dereck’s poetic narration conveys this love. The Botswanan government recently lifted a ban on .