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  1. Cahora Bassa is a concrete arch dam, 163 m high and 303 m wide. (Web site)
  2. Cahora Bassa is a deep release dam with shute discharge well away from the toe of the dam. (Web site)
  3. Cahora Bassa is a Mozambican government's property and we address this issue under that perspective" said Erwin. (Web site)
  4. Cahora Bassa is the largest hydroelectric scheme in southern Africa.

Cahora Bassa

  1. The middle Zambezi ends when the river enters Lake Cahora Bassa (also spelled Cabora Bassa).
  2. David Livingstone's Zambezi Expedition attempted to open up the river to navigation by paddle steamer, but was defeated by the Cahora Bassa rapids.
  3. The Zambezi basin below Cahora Bassa covers an area of approximately 340,000 km2 from the upper Rift Valley highlands to the Zambezi Delta. (Web site)

Bassa Dam

  1. This level has hardly changed in 25 years and despite Cahora Bassa, most Mozambicans still have no access to electricity.
  2. Formerly the site of dangerous rapids known as Kebrabassa, the lake was created in 1974 by the construction of the Cahora Bassa Dam.
  3. The Luia River, entering the Zambezi 30 km below Cahora Bassa Dam, is the first major tributary of the Lower Zambezi catchment (Figure 2-2). (Web site)
  4. The Luangwa River then joins it and then the Zambezi enters Mozambique and creates the Cahora Bassa dam.


  1. Flood releases from Cahora Bassa Dam, however, are possible.
  2. This has important implications for water release patterns from Cahora Bassa as discussed below. (Web site)
  3. Flood pulses have been released from Cahora Bassa Dam since its completion to prevent the dam from overtopping.

Kariba Dam

  1. These are the Kariba Dam, which provides power to Zambia and Zimbabwe and the Cahora Bassa Dam in Mozambique which provides power to South Africa.
  2. Annual catch of kapenta in the Cahora Bassa dam in 2003 exceeded 10 thousand tons.
  3. Kariba Lake, impounded by Kariba Dam, and Cahora Bassa Lake, behind the Cahora Bassa Dam, are among the world's largest human-made lakes. (Web site)
  4. After escaping the confines of the Kariba Dam, the Zambezi continues flowing on through Cahora Bassa Dam in Mozambique, finally reaching the Indian Ocean.


  1. The Cahora Bassa dam is one of three major dams on the Zambezi river system, the others being Kariba and Itezhi-Tezhi.
  2. It transmits 1920 MW of power from the Cahora Bassa generating station on the Zambezi River in northern Mozambique.
  3. The importance of fishing is also increasing, particularly in Lakes Kariba and Cahora Bassa and along the Kafue River.
  4. EdM and Eskom are studying Mepanda Uncua, a 1600 to 2200 MW hydro project below Cahora Bassa on the Zambezi river in Mozambique.
  5. From the falls he followed Zambezi but skirted the Cahora Bassa Gorge.


  1. The Cahora Bassa HVDC transmission provides an important power import facility to the South African grid.
  2. The eastern end of the gorge is dammed to form Cahora Bassa Reservoir. (Web site)
  3. The total catchment area of Cahora Bassa is 1,050,000 km2 (86% of the total Zambezi catchment). (Web site)
  4. The L uangwa River discharges to the Zambezi in the vicinity of Feira at the western end of Cahora Bassa Reservoir. (Web site)
  5. Cahora Bassa Reservoir operates to regulate the Zambezi flow regime for hydropower production. (Web site)


  1. The dams at Kariba, Cahora Bassa and Itezhi-Tezhi on the Kafue have changed that pattern completely.
  2. La Mazoe qui na--t dans le Mashonaland se jette dans le Zamb--ze en aval du barrage de Cahora Bassa. (Web site)
  3. Le Zamb--ze moyen se termine quand la rivi--re p--n--tre dans le lac Cahora Bassa (aussi --crit Cabora Bassa). (Web site)
  4. Les dangereux rapides connus autrefois sous le nom de Kebrabassa ont --t-- submerg--s en 1974 au moment de la mise en eau du barrage de Cahora Bassa. (Web site)


  1. The Cahora Bassa lake is southern Africa 's second-largest artificial lake, situated in the Tete Province in Mozambique.
  2. The total catchment between Cahora Bassa Gorge and Tete is 40,000 km2. (Web site)
  3. The very large Cahora Bassa dam is located here, upstream of the town of Tete.


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