Okavango Delta

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Okavango Delta
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
Okavango Delta map.png
Cairt o the delta wi basin boondary as dottit line
CriteriaNaitural: vii, ix, x
Inscription2014 (38t Session)

The Okavango Delta (or Okavango Grassland) in Botswana is a very lairge inland delta formed whaur the Okavango River reaches a tectonic trough in the central pairt o the endorheic basin o the Kalahari. Aw the watter reachin the Delta is ultimately evaporatit an transpired, an disna flow intae ony sea or ocean. Each year approximately 11 cubic kilometers o watter spreads ower the 6,000-15,000 km2 aurie. Some fluid-watters drain intae Loch Ngami.[1] The Moremi Gemme Reserve, a Naitional Pairk, is on the eastren side o the Delta. The scale an magnificence o the Okavango Delta helped it secur a poseetion as ane o the Seiven Naitural Wonders o Africae, which war offeecially declared on Februar 11, 2013 in Arusha, Tanzanie.[2] On 22 Juin 2014, the Okavango Delta acame the 1000t steid tae be offeecially inscribed on the UNESCO Warld Heritage Leet.[3][4]

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Coordinates: 19°15′S 22°45′E / 19.250°S 22.750°E / -19.250; 22.750