Geography Of Southern Africa

By: Garrett 1

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Namib desert

The Namib desert is located in southern Africa but mainly in Gambia. The Namib desert is important because it is a great tourist attraction because of its clay. It is also important for tungsten salt and diamond mining.
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Cape of Good Hope

The Cape of Good Hope is a cape located on the tip of South Africa. It is important because it's currents help you sail around Africa. It is also important because it is an important tourist attraction.
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Johannesburg

Johannnesburg is located in South Africa. It is important because it is the most populated city in all of South Africa. It also is a very industrialized city with lots of factories and these factories provide jobs for alot of people and can also help south Africa's economy.
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Zambezi River

The Zambezi river is mainly located in Zambezi Africa but it also flows into other parts of southern Africa. The Zambezi is important because it is a great tourist attraction so it helps fuel the economy and it is an important water source. It also supplies hydroelectric power but watch out for the dangerous Zambezi shark.
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Limpopo River

The Limpopo river is mainly in central southern Africa as it flows to the Indian Ocean. The Limpopo river is very important for water but also is a big supply for alligator farms. Also it has been known for good scenery and although not a ton of people go there some still do and these tourists help out African economies
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Lusaka

Lusaka is located in Zambia and is a very very influential city there. IT is important because it is there capital city and is a main supply of there income and it has lots of jobs there. Lusaka can be very big in Zambia's economy.
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Kalahari

The Kalahari is in Botswana and Kalahari means thirsty land. The Kalahari is a very big desert and can be a problem for some countries because they can not grow crops on it. It is important because it can defend Botswana from neighboring countries.
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Cabinda

Cabinda is a provinence that belongs to the DRC and is a very important city and tourist attraction. Cabinda gets the DRC alot of money from simple tourism.
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Orange river

The orange river is located in southern africa. It is important because it is a huge tourist attraction. It is also important because it is a gigantic water source. It also is one of the biggest rivers in Africa and is miles and miles long.
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Victoria falls

Victoria falls is on the zambezi river in southern Africa. IT is important because it is one of the biggest tourist attractions in the world. It is also a big water supply and it hrlps move water around.