Orange River

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Orange River

A river, about 2,100 km (1,305 mi) long, of Lesotho, South Africa, and Namibia flowing southwest, northwest, and west to the Atlantic Ocean. It is used extensively for irrigation.
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Noun1.Orange River - a river in South Africa that flows generally westward to the Atlantic OceanOrange River - a river in South Africa that flows generally westward to the Atlantic Ocean
Republic of South Africa, South Africa - a republic at the southernmost part of Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1910; first European settlers were Dutch (known as Boers)
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The Department of Water and Sanitation is currently conducting a maintenance project of installing bulk water meter at Gariep Dam, Free State province.
Although the waters of the dam can appear a little 'turbid' water visibility in many areas is actually fairly reasonable, due in part to the filtering effect of the Gariep Dam, located further upstream on the same Orange River system.
Philida vra van De la Bat 'n vrybrief om Gariep toe te loop, maar stel hom in kennis dat as hulle nie sy toestemming kry nie, hulle dan in elk geval gaan.
Distribution: Laccocoris limicola was originally described from Gariep (Northern Cape Province) and Limpopo, South Africa (Stal 1855).
So like any sane British person would, my Beloved and I decided to spread the epic drive from the Cape to Johannesburg over two days and break the journey by staying overnight at Gariep Dam in the Free State, just over halfway.
Therefore, we averaged the daily minimum and maximum temperatures and total monthly rainfall from 5 weather stations in Free State (Bloemfontein, Kroonstad, Welkom, Fauresmith, and Gariep Dam) and 4 weather stations in Northern Cape (Kimberley, Prieska, De Aar, and Noupoort) (South African Weather Service, pers.
SASAS (South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences) Conference Proceedings, Gariep Dam, South Africa, 20-22 September 2010.
La majestuosa presa de Gariep, en el rio Orange, es una de las principales atracciones de la provincia.
Work is also progressing on the design development of two existing De Beers vessels the Gariep and Debmar Atlantic.
The yard cut and lengthened the Gariep, turning it into a diamond mining ship.
In early-1999, a report by the World Commission on Dams questioned the pre-1994 South African government's decision to proceed with the Orange River development project which incorporated the Gariep Dam (South Africa's largest dam which was built in the 1970s).
Had their range been restricted to the area south of the Gariep (Orange) river, they might have become extinct by the mid-nineteenth century.