The three towns of Otavi, Tsumeb and Grootfontein form the points of the ‘Otavi Triangle’. The area is a wooded and fertile plain beneath the towering Otavi Mountains (where evidence of our early ancestors was found – click the map point to see History & Politics). Tsumeb was once an important mining town, famous for its many ores, minerals and gemstones. Many of the deposits are exhausted now, but the region is important as a farming area and is sometimes called the ‘Maize’ or ‘Golden Triangle’.
Explore the map of Angola and discover more about some of the key places and features of interest.
Find out about some of Botswana’s key attractions, such as the Okavango Delta and other places of interest, such as the capital city, Gaborone.
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Explore a map of South Africa. Find out more about the most important places in South Africa
Birds and animals employ various techniques to survive in the harsh conditions of the Kalahari desert.
Find some of the key cities, sites of interest and national parks on this map of Zimbabwe.
Find out about some key places in Zambia, such as Victoria Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the world.