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How many Waterholes in KTP?

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How many Waterholes in KTP?

Unread postby ice » Fri May 10, 2013 8:26 am

I counted appr. 50 along the ZA road system but I guess there should to be more, especially in Botswana. Can anybody point me to a website with more info?


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Re: How many Waterholes in KTP?

Unread postby Red Dune » Fri May 10, 2013 11:37 am

Hi there Ice,

This is also a question I raised some years back during a very dry season . . . with numerous
sun-powered pumps having given some problems at the time . . . leaving big numbers of animals
hanging arround dry waterholes next to the major roads in the park.

I was then referred to a site map of all waterholes in the KTP . . . which was on a sort of a notice board
on the left, at the entrance of the picnic spot at Kamqua . . . . . it was already much faded at the time
and, being under perspex . . . just about impossible to photograph as well.

I can however assure you that I was amazed to see the large number of waterholes on the map . . .
being the ones beyond the furthest dunes.

Maybe this is a good question for Kalahari Guru as well . . . .
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Re: How many Waterholes in KTP?

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Fri May 10, 2013 12:25 pm

I am sure there are others not on the tourist roads.

The Nossob 4x4 ecotrail overnights at one and AFAIR passes another.
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