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Orange River Near Augrabies Falls, South Africa

28.5S 20.1E

January 31st, 2011 Category: Rivers

South Africa - January 16th, 2011

This section of the Orange River is located entirely in South Africa (further west, it provides the border between South Africa and Namibia). The river has a total length of 2,200 km (1,367 mi).

Located on the river at the left edge are the Augrabies Falls, a waterfall within the Augrabies Falls National Park. The falls are around 60m in height. The gorge at the Augrabies Falls is 240 m deep and 18 km long, and is an impressive example of granite erosion.

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