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Umeälv

(ü`mə ĕlv), river, c.285 mi (460 km) long, rising in N Sweden in a lake on the Norwegian border. It flows SE through Storuman and Overuman lakes to the Gulf of Bothnia at Umeå. The Vindelälven (c.280 mi/450 km long) is its chief tributary. There is a large hydroelectric power station at Stornorrfors.
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The small plane designed to carry parachutists crashed on an island on the Ume river shortly after take off, police spokesman Peder Jonsson said, adding the cause for the accident was unknown.
"You might have heard last week of a massive crocodile shot in the upper regions of the Ume River, which feeds into Kariba in Zimbabwe, and the reports stated it was nine meters in length, (almost thirty feet) weighed over a thousand pounds, and was over a hundred years old.
Vattenfall said today that following the deal it will become the sole owner of the Pengfors plant on the Ume River in northeastern Sweden, while leaving the ownership of the Gulsele och Hallby plants on the Angermanalven River in the central part of the country to E.ON.
The Vindel River is a tributary to the Ume River with a mean annual discharge of 200 [m.sup.3]/s, and exhibits seasonal water-level fluctuations ranging up to 6 m, including spring flooding.
It is planned that the project will run for 12 months and will involve sampling by trapping with baited cages, and other means in the lake (in the Ume River Basin area between the Matusadona National Park and the Omay Coimnunal Land).
My name is Jamie Cawood and every year we go and stay at Kipplings and fish up the Ume river for a week with my family which is so amazing.
In the early 1980s, along with Frik and Sue Maas, we surveyed an idyllic site on the western shoreline of the Ume River, Lake Kariba and designed and built Tiger Bay Resort, opening for New Years of 1982 (covered in Vol.25 No.2).
Our company called Zambezi River Safaris, working with Frik and Sue Maas, surveyed an idyllic site on the western shoreline of the Ume River, ushering in a new lodge on Kariba.
Changa Safari Camp is at the eastern extremity of the Matusadona National Park, a 1400 square kilometre reserve which stretches from the Sanyati River in the east, to the Ume River in the west.
By then, however, our die was cast, and together with Frik and Sue Maas, whom we had first met on Fothergill Island where they were part of the management team alongside owners Rob and Sandy Fynn, we surveyed an idyllic site on the western shoreline of the Ume River, which would usher in a new lodge on Kariba--to be known as Tiger Bay--a story to be continued in the next issue.
Safeguard the spawning fish, and the rest will look after itself." The Gache Gache river, along with the Nyaodza, Sanyati and even the Ume river further west (all within the KITFT fishing boundary) are main tigerfish spawning grounds.
Stretching along the Southern bank of the lake between the Sanyati river and the Ume river, it affords unique access to some of the most spectacular wilderness on the lake.