Marshlands of the Upemba Depression, Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Upemba Depression or Kamalondo Depression (more commonly known by its French name Dépression de l’Upemba) is a large marshy bowl area in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The depression is comprised of some fifty lakes, including 22 of relatively large size including Lake Upemba (530km²) and Lake Kisale (300 km²). In an earlier era, the area was probably occupied by one large lake.
Today, the area is is covered in marshland and is partially located within the Upemba National Park in Haut-Lomami Province.