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|African Great Lakes
(Also known as Rift Valley Lakes)
The African Great Lakes are a little-known and often misunderstood natural feature. These lakes are not connected, for the most part, and don’t even share the same drainage basin. What they do share is a unique place in the history of the world’s bio-diversity; some consider their location in East A…
Cahora Bassa is likely one of the best fishing destinations on the African continent. This relatively young reservoir was formed when the Cahora Bassa Dam was built cross the Zambezi River in 1974. The huge dam was begun by the Portuguese as an irrigation, flood control and power generation dam whil…
(Also known as Lake Nyasa, Lake Nyassa, Lake Niassa, Lago Niassa)
Located in the East African Rift Valley system between Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania, Lake Malawi — also known as Lake Nyasa, Lake Nyassa, Lake Niassa, and Lago Niassa — is the third-largest lake in Africa at over 7,314,319 acres. It also has the distinction of being the second deepest lake in A…