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Sossusulei is a salt and clay pan located in the southern part of Namibian desert in the Namib-Naukluf Park in Namibia. It lies on the Tsauchab River that flows into the dune-field of central Namib but never really reaches the ocean. Here, the pan is super dry that the mud is cracked. The color is silvery-white at the light of ... Read More »


Langebaan is a lagoon located in Western Cape of Southern Africa. It is a little over 100 km north of Cape Town on the West coast off R27 near the town of Langebaan. The lagoon town is rich in historical events. The first inhabitants are the Khoikhoi and San before the arrival of the European quest of Vasco de Gama. ... Read More »

Lake Turkana

Lake Turkana, which is one of the lakes in the Great Rift Valley situated in Kenya, has its far northern end extended into Ethiopia. This lake was previously known as Lake Rudolf, in honor of Austria’s Crown Prince Rudolf. This lake owns the credit of being the largest permanent desert lake and the largest alkaline lake in the whole world. ... Read More »

Lake Tanganyika

Lake Tanganyika is of great value and significance to Africa as it has many specialties. It is one among the Great Lakes of Africa. It is the longest freshwater lake in the whole world. After Lake Baikal, it is rated as the second largest of the freshwater lakes by volume and also the second deepest. Lake Tanganyika covers four major ... Read More »

Lake Tana

Lake Tana, source of the Blue Nile, is probably, the largest lake in the whole of Ethiopia. In the north western part of the Ethiopian highland, it is located in the Amhara region. Lake Tana is about 84 kilometers long, 66 kilometers wide, with an utmost depth of 15 meters, elevated to about 1840 meters above sea level. Numerous streams ... Read More »

Lake Natron

The spectacular area of Lake Natron is located in the north east part of the Ngorongoro Crater, forming a part of the enormous Great Rift Valley of South Africa. It is in the northern part of Tanzania, close to the border of Kenya, that the Lake Natron, a complete salt lake located. The Lake is fed not only by the ... Read More »

Lake Kivu

Lake Kivu is one among the three well known exploding lakes, the other two being Lake Monoun and Lake Nyos, which experience violent and frequent lake overturns. The Great Lakes of Africa include Lake Kivu, lying between Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo. It finalizes its journey into the Ruzizi River, and the word Kivu in Bantu language means ‘lake’. ... Read More »

Lake Bagoria

Lake Bagoria, located at the northern part of the amazing product of the African nature – the Kenyan Rift, just 25 kilometers south of Baringo, is saline water shallow. The Lake Bagoria Game Reserve encompasses the lake and the adjoining areas with a total coverage of around 107 square kilometers. Bagoria is an exclusive place where the splendid sceneries of ... Read More »

Lake Assal

The honey lake, which is the literal meaning of the Lake Assal is situated in the west of Djibouti. The location can be traced to the Tadjoura Region, touching Dikhil Region, Great Rift Valley and Djibouti city at the west. Lake Assal, which is a volcanic lake, found in the central part of the country, situated at the top of ... Read More »

Lake Baringo

The Lake Baringo is in the northernmost part of the Great Rift Valleys found in Kenya. It is spread over an area of about 130 square kilometers and elevated from the ground by above 970 meters. As it doesn’t have any other outlets, the water for the lake comes in from many rivers like El Molo, Ol Arabel and Perkerra. ... Read More »