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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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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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Therefore, in 2013, NASA and OU teams visited the Okavango River in northern Namibia to collect geolocated measurements of the river's extent; these were ingested into the Namibia Flood Dashboard, the user-facing front end of the Namibia Flood Sensor-Web project.
Transboundary diagnostic analysis of the Botswana portion of the Okavango River Basin: Land Use Planning.
The Kavango region is drained by the Okavango River and the Omuramba Omatako, a long underground river that runs from the center of Namibia to the Okavango River.
With a stretch of the Okavango River and three other major rivers forming its boundaries, this remote corner of the country is the gateway to Victoria Falls.
The 6,500-square-mile inland Okavango Delta (the world's largest) of Botswana is where the Okavango River seeps into the Kalahari's roasting sands.
Threats to security include situations brewing on the banks of the Nile, projects on the Salween River, and the Aral Sea/Mekong region, but some projects hold promise in that same Mekong area as well as in the Euphrates-Tigris basin and on the Okavango River.
Flowing from its source in the highlands of central Angola, the Okavango River never reaches the sea but just seeps out onto the sands of the Kalahari basin to form a vast delta of approximately 120,000 square kilometres.
The issue was the use of water from the Okavango River, a watercourse that flows south from Angola, crossing Namibia's Caprivi Strip en route to Botswana, a situation ripe with potential for future conflict.
Conventional approaches to increasing public participation come from West Sumatra and the Okavango River in Africa, and environmental impact assessments used at an international level.
Botswana raised a public outcry after Namibia announced emergency drought plans to divert water from the Okavango River.
Botswana and Angola, which share the waters of the Okavango river, have given Namibia the go-ahead to carry out pre-feasibility studies on the hydroelectric potential at Popa Falls in Namibia's eastern Caprivi.