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Zambezi River

Zambezi River
Zambezi River - source to mouth, with labels

The Zambezi River is extremely important in Zimbabwe and many exam questions concern this major river and the features found along it, such as Victoria Falls and Kariba.

Make sure you know the following facts and practice filling in the information on the blank maps provided:

  • Where the source of the Zambezi River lies
  • Route that the river follows and countries it flows through
  • Position of Falls
  • Distance from source to Victoria Falls
  • Distance from Victoria Falls
  • Indigenous name of Victoria Falls
  • 1st European to see Falls
  • Height/width of Victoria Falls & names of individual falls
  • The Dams on the Zambezi, dates built, height/width of dam walls, hydro-electric turbines,  Operation Noah
  • National Parks and Safari Areas along the Zambezi
  • Trans-national Parks
  • World Heritage sites
  • Bio-Diversity Zone

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Paddy Pacey

Teacher, Lecturer, Author, Facilitator, Safari Guide

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