A peace of africa

Congo Basin, Congo River, Atlas Mountains, Great rift valley

Congo Basin

  • The congo basin is the world's second largest river basin
  • Comprising an area of 1,335,000 square miles
  • The vast drainage area lies astride the equator in west central africa and includes almost all of zaire, western zambia, and northern angola.

Congo River

  • One of the longest rivers in the world
  • The Congo flows for 2,720 miles through Zaire to the Atlantic ocean
  • In some parts, the Congo is from 4 to 10 miles wide
  • The river is formed by the waters of the Lualaba

Atlas Mountains

  • Atlas mountain is a system of ranges and plateaus
  • 1,500 miles from southwest morocco
  • The highest mountain ranges
  • Fertile lowlands separate the ranges