Great Ruaha

Great Ruaha

 

a river in eastern Africa, in Tanzania, the largest (left) tributary of the Rufiji. It is approximately 700 km long. The Great Ruaha originates in the mountains north of Lake Nyasa (Malawi). The upper course flows through a graben and then in a deep and narrow valley. The lower course flows across a lowland. There are sharp fluctuations in the water level. The Great Ruaha is full of rapids and is unnavigable.

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Project Description: The selected three divisions of Pawaga, Kalenga and Isimani in Iringa district constitute major watershed for the Great Ruaha River.
neumanni from the Great Ruaha, Bubu, Wembere, and Malagarasi River basins, and Lakes Manyara and Victoria drainage systems; N.

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