Okavango


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Okavango and Okavango Delta:

see CubangoCubango
, Kuvango
, or Okavango
, river, c.1,000 mi (1,610 km) long, rising in the highlands of central Angola, W central Africa, and flowing southeast, across the Caprivi Strip, Namibia, to the Okavango Delta, N Botswana.
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, river.

Okavango

, Okovango
a river in SW central Africa, rising in central Angola and flowing southeast, then east as part of the border between Angola and Namibia, then southeast across the Caprivi Strip into Botswana to form a great marsh known as the Okavango Basin, Delta or Swamp. Length: about 1600 km (1000 miles)
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The Cubang/Okavango River is also a vital resource in terms of the envisaged Upper Okavango Food Security project which is listed as cross border project between Angola and Namibia under the SADC Water Infrastructure Development Master Plan.
Botswana's Minister of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism Tshekedi Khama, who heads the country's delegation at the 38th session of World Heritage Committee (WHC) being held in Doha, thanked the Chair, HE Sheikha al Mayassa bint Hamad al Thani, for inclusion of Okavango Delta as 1,000th inscription in the coveted list.
Champagne bubble bath and "bedroom" at Sanctuary Baines' ' Camp in Okavango Delta
This coincides perfectly with BotswanaOs annual migration of birds, which flock to the Okavango Delta to bask in the warmer weather and feast on the bountiful land.
SAFARI IN BOTSWANA: Rainbow Tours (0207 666 1250) offers a six-night multi-centre safari between November and March for PS3,595, saving PS1,000, if booked by July 20, with two nights each in Linyati at Kwando Lagoon Camp (or Kwando Lebala Camp), Kwando Kwara Camp in Okavango Delta and Nxai Pan Camp on northern border of Makgadikgadi Salt Pans.
Five-time Emmy-nominated TV host Darley Newman led viewers through the Okavango Delta, one of Earth's last great wilderness areas, and across the lunar-like Makgadikgadi Pans.
Water quality issues in Botswana's Okavango Delta, specifically high salinity and nutrients and arsenic pollution, have limited water being used for rural water supply.
Yachats Academy of Arts and Sciences - Greg Scott will share "Impressions of Botswana and the Okavango Delta" with showing of slides and video at 2 p.
I could easily write a series of articles about a trip to the Okavango Delta with Bryan and Richard Hewlett - an experience that I'd never wish to repeat, but that I wouldn't want to have missed for all the money in the world.
In this revision of Relentless Enemies: Lions and Buffalos (2006), these filmmakers/National Geographic explorers-in-residence showcase the struggle of these iconic animals in Botswana's Okavango Delta, between each other and for survival of the species in the case of lions.
Johannesburg, Dhu-AlQa'dah 20, 1432, Oct 18, 2011, SPA - A small plane carrying 11 people has crashed in the Okavango Delta region of Botswana killing at least eight people, according to the Botswana civil aviation authority.