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5. Lake Kariba

It is situated between two countries Zambia and Zimbabwe. This is a man made feature, this lake formed after they failed to construct dam that can be used to supply hydro electricity to the countries surrounding it. It was suggested as the third largest dam in the continent of Africa after Aswan of Egypt and Cahora Bassa. Lake Kariba covers 282 km of the Zambezi valley. At present moment Lake Kariba is used to generate electricity and as a source of water, tourist attraction through recreation and its history of formation.

Image 5.1

Image 1 shows the coverage of the lake, and it is taken in 2D dimension which reveals the width of the lake. It was taken with the compass facing south East in the co-ordinates of 17° 41´ 02.37˝ S and 27° 18´ 00.30˝ E.

Image 5.2

Image number 2 shows the length of the lake, it was taken in 2D dimension with close view. The compass was facing South East in the co-ordinates of 17° 08´ 24.84˝ S and 18° 41´ 32.31˝ E.

Image 5.3

This image shows the tributary that supply the lake with water, it was taken using 3D dimension in a distance range that can shows the mountain around the river that supply water to the lake. It was taken with the compass facing South east in the co-ordinates 16° 33´ 51.98˝ S and 28° 54´ 58.69˝ E.

Image 5.4

Image 4 indicates the land use that is taken place around the lake. It was taken with the compass facing South east in the co-ordinates of 17° 14´ 15.51˝ S and 27° 31´ 03.74˝ E.