Monday, September 06, 2010

Going Green: revealing the Delta's secret season

In this article, the author maintains that the Okavango Delta is a strange beast. Fed by a river that arises in the Angolan Higlands, its annual flood takes up to eight months to penetrate the furthest reaches of famous fan, by which the dry season is at its height. Paradoxically, this means that when it starts to rain, bringing an emerald of flush to the islandas and savannas, the water levels are at their lowest. The article is available in the latest issue of Africa Geographic in HOORC Library.

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