Kariba, Lake
geographical name lake 175 miles (282 kilometers) long SE Zambia & N Zimbabwe formed in the Zambezi by Kariba Dam

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  • Kariba, Lake — ▪ lake, Africa       lake in central Africa, between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It was formed by damming the Zambezi River in the Kariba Gorge, where the river narrows between hills of hard rock 250 miles (400 km) below Victoria Falls. After 1960 the… …   Universalium

  • Kariba,Lake — Ka·ri·ba (kə rēʹbə), Lake A lake of south central Africa on the Zambia Zimbabwe border. It is formed by the Kariba Dam (completed 1958) on the Zambezi River, which supplies electricity to the copper mining region of north central Zambia and to… …   Universalium

  • Kariba, Lake — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kariba Gorge — is a large, natural gorge through which flowed the Zambezi River on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe, Africa. In 1959 the large double arch concrete Kariba Dam was completed, completely filling the gorge and creating one of the largest man made… …   Wikipedia

  • Kariba Dam — [kə rē′bə] dam on the Zambezi River, on the Zambian Zimbabwean border: 420 ft (128 m) high: it has created a lake (Kariba Lake), 2,000 sq mi (5,180 sq km) * * * ▪ dam, Africa       concrete arch dam across the Zambezi River at Kariba Gorge, on… …   Universalium

  • Kariba Dam — [kə rē′bə] dam on the Zambezi River, on the Zambian Zimbabwean border: 420 ft (128 m) high: it has created a lake (Kariba Lake), 2,000 sq mi (5,180 sq km) …   English World dictionary

  • Kariba, Zimbabwe — Kariba is a town in Mashonaland West province, Zimbabwe, located close to the Kariba Dam at the northwestern end of Lake Kariba, near the Zambian border. According to the 1992 Population Census, the town had a population of 20,736.Located in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Kariba-Talsperre — Die Kariba Talsperre Lage …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kariba — * Kariba, Zimbabwe * Lake Kariba * Kariba Dam * Kariba Gorge * Kariba (District) * Kariba weed, plant …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Kariba — Infobox lake lake name = Lake Kariba image lake = Lake Kariba.jpg caption lake = image bathymetry = caption bathymetry = coords = coord|17|S|28|E|region:ZM type:waterbody scale:1000000|display=inline,title type = Hydroelectric reservoir inflow =… …   Wikipedia

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