Lakes in Africa



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duluti
duluti

lake

on duluti rd. in akheri, Arusha
A crater lake that is located in a subsidiary vent for mount Meru. It gets its water mainly from rainfall and ground water that seeps into it, keeping it filled throughout the year. It is located just outside the city of Arusha - Tanzania.
turkana
turkana

lake

in northern kenya, Turkana
A salt water lake in north western Kenya
small momella
small momella

lake

in Arusha national park
One of the multitude of alkaline lakes that are located within Arusha national park's north eastern end, in northern Tanzania. It is the second largest in the park - by volume after big
manyara

lake

in Lake manyara national park
A large lake that is part of lake Manyara national park, located in northern Tanzania
victoria

lake

in Mara
Named after Queen Victoria this is one of the great lakes of Africa, bearing the titles of the continent'a largest lake by area, world's largest tropical lake, and second largest fresh water lake after lake Superior.
magadi
magadi

lake

in Ngorongoro conservation area
Lake Magadi of Ngorongoro is an alkaline crater lake, with the name 'Magadi' being swahili for soda. It is often inhabited by thousands of lesser flamingoes and gets its water from combination of rainfall and a stream that drains water from Olmoti crater
ndutu
ndutu

lake

in Ngorongoro conservation area
A shallow alkaline lake that is located on the eastern border of Serengeti national park, in northern Tanzania. Its serves as a water source for both animals as well as hotels, camps and other facilities in the area. It shares the same basin as lake Masek that is located a short distance east of it
masek
masek

lake

in Ngorongoro conservation area
A strip shaped, shallow alkaline lake that is located next to the western border of Ngorongoro conservation area, in northern Tanzania. Just like its bigger sibling lake Ndutu, it
elemeti
elemeti

lake

in Ngorongoro conservation area
A shallow, alkaline and seasonal lake that is located on the Ngorongoro side of the border between Ngorongoro conservation area and Serengeti national park. Most of it dries up during the dry season, with some of its water draining
l dabash
l dabash

lake

in Ngorongoro conservation area
A shallow and seasonal lake that is located next to the western border of Ngorongoro conservation area, in northern Tanzania. Part of it is a marsh that stays green for most of the year, bearing the name - small marsh. There i
singida
singida

lake

in Singida
One of the two lakes that are located within the small town of Singida of northern Tanzania. It serves as a recreational hotspot with many of the city's people flocking to its beaches during weekends and public holidays.
big momella
big momella

lake

in Arusha national park
The largest of several alkaline lakes that are located inside Arusha national park of northern Tanzania. It serves as a tourist hospot, with several animals to see including lesser flamingoes, hippos and several bird species. What to do there?Game drives around it and its neighbouring lake - yes
rishateni
rishateni

lake

in Arusha national park
A small lake in the north eastern section of Arusha national park that is known for having the highest concentration of fluoride, possibly in the whole world. Just like many of its neighbouring lakes, its water comes from rainfall, with no
ngorono

lake

in Serengeti national park
A shallow alkaline lake that is located in the early stages of the Mbalageti river near the south eastern border of Serengeti national park. It serves as a watering hole for the animals in the area making it a good place to view them
kesile

lake

in Serengeti national park
A small and shallow alkaline lake located in the early stages of the Mbalageti river and the south eastern plains of Serengeti national park. It gets most of its water from rainfall, lake
magadi (moru)

lake

in Serengeti national park
A small alkaline lake that is located in central Serengeti - north western Tanzania, with it's name 'Magadi' meaning soda ash. It serves as a watering hole for the animals in the area - from wildebeest to lions, offering tourists a chance to see them in the open. What to do there?Game drives,
eyasi

lake

in Arusha
A large lake inside the great rift valley and on the south eastern border of Ngorongoro conservation area.
kindai
kindai

lake

in Singida
One of the two lakes that are located within the small town of Singida of northern Tanzania. It serves as a recreational hotspot with many of the city's people flocking to its beaches during weekends and public holidays.
lekandiro
lekandiro

lake

in Arusha national park
A small lake that is located near arusha national park’s northeastern border, and the small town of Momella. Just like most lakes nearby, most of its water comes from rainfall. What to do thereSightseeing, canoeing etc. The entran
longil
longil

lake

in Arusha national park
One of the smaller lakes inside Arusha national park
manze
manze

lake

in rufiji river basin, selous game reserve
One of the larger oxbow lakes on the northern side of the Rufiji River flood plain, the others being Lakes Tagalala, Nzerakera and Siwandu. The lake is home to a wide array of game. There are hippo's and crocodiles that
tagalala

lake

in rufiji river basin, selous game reserve
One of the larger oxbow lakes on the northern side of the Rufiji River flood plain, the others being Lakes Manze, Nzerakera and Siwandu . The lake is home to a wide array of game, from hippo's and crocodiles that live in
ngozi
ngozi

lake

in Mbeya
A mountain top/crater lake that is located in Rungwe district of Tanzania. The lake itself is situated inside a volcanic caldera (crater formed by sinking of land after depletion of magma chamber beneath it) and is also

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