Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta: All-in-one Map & Guide Book, by Veronica Roodt and Shell Oil Botswana

Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta: All-in-one Map & Guide Book, by Veronica Roodt and Shell Oil Botswana. 1st edition. Gaborone, Botswana 2019. ISBN 9780639997001 / ISBN 978-0-6399970-0-1

Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta: All-in-one Map & Guide Book, by Veronica Roodt and Shell Oil Botswana. 1st edition. Gaborone, Botswana 2019. ISBN 9780639997001 / ISBN 978-0-6399970-0-1

Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta: All-in-one Map & Guide Book (Veronica Roodt) ISBN 9780639997001 / ISBN 978-0-6399970-0-1

Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta: All-in-one Map & Guide Book (Veronica Roodt) ISBN 9780639997001 / ISBN 978-0-6399970-0-1

The following text is taken from the the first chapter of Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta: All-in-one Map & Guide Book, by Veronica Roodt and Shell Oil Botswana.

Veronica Roodt  

Maun: The Gateway to the Okavango Delta

Botswana is bordered by South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Zambia. It is situated in the Kalahari basin, which is a 'hollow' about 3000km long filled with sand. So, most of Botswana is indeed covered in sand, making it a semi-desert. However, buried deep beneath the sand within the parent rock, are a wealth of minerals, most importantly a number of kimberlite pipes rich in diamonds. This makes Botswana one of the most prosperous countries in Africa. Besides that, politically Botswana is very stable and the crime rate is low. In my view, the most attractive attribute of Botswana is its people. They are friendly, sincere and very welcoming. Now combine all that with some of the best wildlife and scenery to be enjoyed anywhere in Africa, and you have a country to add to you bucket list! Okavango Delta Of course, the jewel in the crown of this amazing country is the Okavango Delta. Picture hundreds of streams originating in the highlands of Angola some 1000km to the north, all converging to form the tranquil, life-giving force - the Okavango River. This powerful river simply pours itself into the desert sands and seems to disappear. However, certain biological processes have evolved over millions of years to keep the water fresh and sustain a rich ecosystem that far exceeds the expected biomass and diversity of other similar areas. These processes are discussed on p35-37. I invite the reader to join me on a journey to explore and understand the wonders of this rare phenomenon - a delta in a desert - starting with the geological formation, ecological processes, the history, the tourist attractions and the fauna and flora.

Where is the Okavango Delta?

It is in the northeastern corner of Botswana in an area known as Ngamiland. See Map 2 for distances from the major cities in southern Africa to Maun Map 3 for distances from neighbouring countries.

How to get to the Okavango Delta

Maun is the gateway to the Okavango Delta. By air There is an International Airport in Maun with daily flights from Johannesburg in South Africa and from Gaborone. From Maun a chartered flight can be arranged to any of the lodges in the Delta. By road The map on the right supplies all the major access roads to Botswana with distances. The Panhandle and Moremi Game Reserve are the most accessible by vehicle. You can refer to Maps on p6 - p11 to get more details on the routes and the accessibility of camps and lodges. Road conditions: See Map 7, p6 for road conditions along the Panhandle and Map 11, p12 for road conditions in Moremi. [...]

Rules and Regulations of Moremi Game Reserve

Gate hours: March to September 06 hOO-18 h 30, October to February 05 h 30 -19 h 30
Game drive hours: The same as gate hours provided above.
Day visitors: Day visitors are allowed without prior bookings. It is advisable to get to the gate as early as possible.
Confirmation of bookings: Visitors are required to present a confirmation of their booking before occupying their site.
What time to leave the park after overnight stay: When you overnight in the park, it is necessary to be out before or at 11 hOO on day of departure, else payment for another day will be required. [...]

This is an excerpt from Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta: All-in-one Map & Guide Book, by Veronica Roodt and Shell Oil Botswana.

Title: Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta: All-in-one map & guide book
Genre: Travel Guide, Atlas
Publisher: Veronica Roodt and Shell Oil Botswana
Gaborone, Botswana 2019
ISBN 9780639997001 / ISBN 978-0-6399970-0-1
Softcover, 21 x 30 cm, 88 pages, throughout photos, illustrations and 35 maps insets, English text

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