Geography of Southern Africa
By: CC 2nd Period
It is a desert in southwestern Africa that extends for 1,200 miles along the Atlantic coast. The Namib desert is an important location for the mining of tungsten, salt and diamonds.
Cape of Good Hope
A mountainous cape south of Cape Town, South Africa. The Cape of Good Hope marks the psychologically important point where one begins to travel more eastward than southward
Johannesburg is acity in South Africa also the capital of the province Gauteng. The city has a population of 1,916,000 people.
The Zambezi river is a river in the sout of Africa that flows into the Indian River. It is important because people have use the Zambezi's strong currect to produce electricity
The Limpopo River rises in central southern Africa, and flows generally eastwards to the Indian Ocean. It is important because it provides strong currents for hydro energy.
Lusaka is the capital city of the southern African country Zambia. It is important because it houses 982,00 people
A high, vast, arid plateau in southern Africa, comprising most of Botswana with parts in Namibia and South Africa. The kalahair is important because it contains lots of diamonds that can be mined.
An exclave of Angola at the mouth of the Congo River, separated from Angola by the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
A river that rises in northeastern Lesotho and flows west for 1,155 miles (1,859 km) across South Africa to the Atlantic Ocean. This river is important because it provides hydro power.
A waterfall 355 feet (109 m) high, on the Zambezi River, on the Zimbabwe–Zambia border. This is important becasue it provides hydro power.