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Drainage of the desert is by dry valleys, seasonally
inundated pans and the large salt pans of the
Makgadikgadi Pan in Botswana and Etosha Pan in
Namibia. The only permanent river, the Okavango,
flows into a delta in the northwest, forming marshes
that are rich in wildlife. Ancient dry riverbeds—called
omuramba—traverse the central northern reaches of
the Kalahari and provide standing pools of water
during summer
The Lost City of the Kalahari is a historical mystery of
exploration and archaeology dating to the end of the
19th century. The history reports the existence of a
ruined city found in the Kalahari Desert in Southern
Kalahari Desert is found in the continent’s Southern
interior. The sand sheets appear to have been formed
during the Pleistocene Epoch (about 11 700 years ago)
and it have been fixed in place since then.
Kalahari Desert, large basin like plain of the interior
plateau of Southern Africa. It occupies almost all
of Botswana, the eastern third of Namibia, and the
northern most part of Northern Cape province
in South Africa.

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