Caprivi Strip


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Ca·pri·vi Strip

 (kə-prē′vē)
A panhandle area of northeast Namibia. It passed from Great Britain to Germany in 1890 in order to give German South-West Africa access to the Zambezi River.
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But among serious hunters, the legendary Caprivi Strip is well known for dangerous game--lion, leopard, buffalo, croc, hippo and, of course, elephant.
DECEMBER 20 Rode the Caprivi strip and not an elephant to be seen - think they heard me coming.
Namibiaas Caprivi Strip The whole of Namibia can be fantastic for birding just after the rains (January to March) but the Caprivi Strip which borders the Okavango Delta is a real haven for birders, most of the options here are by boat or canoe, so itas very peaceful and the birds respond by behaving naturally.
It would be a good experience too, I suppose, to be sent up to the Caprivi Strip to shoot Freedom Fighters.
Tim said, The Okavango Delta lies in northern Botswana on the north-eastern edge of the Kalahari Desert, and is close to the border with the Caprivi Strip panhandle in eastern Namibia.
The so called "Caprivi Link", a 1000km long high voltage transmission line from the Caprivi Strip to northern central Namibia, helps to transmit large quantities of electricity (mainly generated from hydropower) securely and with few losses through the network.
The town lies on the south bank of the 660 to 980-foot wide Chobe River which forms the border with the extreme tip of Namibia's Caprivi Strip, though the swamps on the Namibian side prevent any habitation on that side or river crossings to it.
THE Chobe River dividing Botswana's Chobe National Park from Namibia's Caprivi Strip is the home of the soon to be launched Zambezi Queen, a 45 metre luxury river boat.
The civil war in Namibia's northern neighbour Angola occasionally spilled over the border but following the end of the conflict that is now hopefully a thing of the past, although separatists continue to be active in the Caprivi Strip.
Riverine habitat in Zambia and limited portions of northern Botswana and Namibia's Caprivi Strip are home to the sitatunga, which resembles the nyala and has widely splayed hooves uniquely adapted to traversing marshy terrain.
It will make its first landfall in Angola's Atlantic coast before sweeping through the Siome Ngwezi National Park in Zambia; the Eastern Caprivi Strip in Namibia; the whole of Zimbabwe with the best spot being the Hwange National Park, skimming just south of Bulawayo; the Chobe National Park in Botswana; and then through southeastern Mozambique and the Northern Province of South Africa, right into the northern part of South Africa's Kruger National Park, one of the finest wildlife management areas in the world.
They drove through the war-torn Caprivi Strip between the Angolan and Namibian border, in the hope of spotting elephants.