Lake Kariba

Siavonga, Zambia

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Fairytale Baobab

North of Siavonga, Zambia

North of Siavonga, Zambia

Clothes – Kleidung

near Siavonga, Zambia

near Siavonga, Zambia

Lake Kariba – Der Kariba-See

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Lake Kariba

Lake Kariba

Deep in the south of Zambia Lake Kariba is situated, as a result of staunching Zambezi River just downstream Victoria Falls. In 1958 the dam was finished and the impounding of water in the lake commenced. Official opening took place in 1960, carried out by Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mum. It is not quite a 100 kilometers from Victoria Falls to Lake Kariba. The lake itself is 280 kilometers long and 32 kilometers at its widest point, denoting the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe just like Zambezi River. At Maximum Retention Level Lake Kariba contains 180.6 billion cubic meters of water. Weiterlesen