Ecosystem Reference
Ecosystem Kunene
Type River (basin)
Salinity freshwater
Other Names Cunene
Location
Angola and Namibia, southern Africa 12° S 19° S - 11° E 17° E
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Description The Kunene is situated in northern Namibia and runs along the border with Angola for some distance. The name Kunene was given to this river by the Herero people. Kunene in their language means "right-hand-side" and the name refers to the country north of the river-Angola. Includes: Lake Matala, Gove Reservoir
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Pablico, Grace Tolentino on 01.18.05
Modified by Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen on 05.27.21
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