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Kabenna River

The Kabenna is a river of central Ethiopia. It is a tributary of the Awash River to its west, having its source to the southwest of Ankobar. G.W.B. Huntingford speculates that it may be the same river as the Kuba, which is mentioned in the Futuh ...

                                               

Katar River

Katar River is a river of central Ethiopia. It arises from the glaciated slopes of Mount Kaka and Mount Badda in the Arsi Zone. The Katars tributaries include the Gonde. The gradient of the river is generally steep, and areas suitable for irrigat ...

                                               

Kulfo River

The Kulfo River is a river in southern Ethiopia that rises in the western escarpment of the Main Ethiopian Rift in the Guge mountains. It flows through Arba Minch and then through the Nechisar National Park on the isthmus between Lake Chamo and L ...

                                               

Lesser Abay River

Lesser Abbay is a river of central Ethiopia. Rising in the mountains of Gojjam, it flows northward to empty into south-western Lake Tana at 11°48′N 37°7′E. Tributaries of the Lesser Abbay include the Ashar, Jamma, Kelti and the Koger. It was rega ...

                                               

Lesser Angereb

The Lesser Angereb is a river of northern Ethiopia. According to G.W.B. Huntingford, it rises north of Gondar, and flows southeast of that city to join the Magech River, which empties into Lake Tana. The latitude and longitude of its confluence w ...

                                               

Magech River

The Magech River is a river of Ethiopia. It rises just off the city of Gondar, and flows south into Lake Tana at the latitude and longitude of 12°16′10″N 37°23′50″E. Its tributaries include the Dmaza, the Lesser Angereb, and the Ahyamezoriya. The ...

                                               

Mago River

Mago River is a river of southern Ethiopia, entirely located in the Debub Omo Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region. It joins the Neri River to form the Usno River, a tributary of the Omo River.

                                               

Mantsa River

The Mantsa River is a river of southern Ethiopia. It is a south-flowing tributary of the Omo River, entering it on the right bank at 6°42′28″N 36°55′52″E.

                                               

Meki River

The Meki is a river in central Ethiopia. It empties into Lake Zway at the latitude and longitude 8°4′8″N 38°52′53″E. O.G.S. Crawford identifies the Meki with a river on a map which was drawn in 1662 there named "Machy" to illustrate Manuel de Alm ...

                                               

Modjo River

The Modjo is a river of central Ethiopia. A tributary of the Awash River, its own tributaries include the Wedecha and Belbela. A report by Action Professionals Association for the People, a non-governmental organization, claimed that laboratory a ...

                                               

Mui River

The Mui is a river of southern Ethiopia. Located inside Omo National Park, it is a tributary of the Omo River on the right side, merging with the larger stream at 5°51′27″N 35°58′9″E.

                                               

Qechene River

Qechene River is a river of central Ethiopia. It rises near Aiamsa in the Annas Mountains, and flows to the west to join the Wanchet. The watercourses tributaries include the Ketama and Woia. According to Johann Ludwig Krapf, the Qechene defines ...

                                               

Reb River

Reb River is a river of north-central Ethiopia which empties into Lake Tana at 12°2′N 37°35′E. The river originates on the slopes of Mount Guna, and flows west through Kemekem woreda. It has no significant tributaries. R.E. Cheesman described the ...

                                               

Segen River

Segen is a river that arises from Delo Mountain, central Amarro, Ethiopia. The river flows to the east, then to the north and to the west and last to the south to join the Weito River. On the western side of Amarro horst the valley through which ...

                                               

Sor River

The Sor is a river of southwestern Ethiopia. A tributary of the Birbir River on its left side and joins it at latitude and longitude 8°30′48″N 35°11′17″E, the Sor rises in Sayo.

                                               

Usno River

The Usno River is a tributary of the Omo River in Ethiopia. Formed by the confluence of the Magi and the Neri rivers, it flows south past the Nyalibong Hills before entering the Omo at 5°27′0″N 36°13′17″E. Almost all of the Usnos course is inside ...

                                               

Wabe River

Wabe River is a west-southwest flowing river of south-central Ethiopia, entirely confined within the reaches of Gurage Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region. This river is a perennial river. A principal tributary of the ...

                                               

Walaqa River

The Walaqa River, a tributary of the Blue Nile, is river in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. Wegde is located to its north. Mida Woremo and Dera are to the south, while Kelala is to the northeast. The Walaqa River may have been the northern boundar ...

                                               

Wanchet River

Wanchet River is a river of central Ethiopia, and a tributary of the Jamma River. Along with the Adabay River, it defined the border of the former district of Marra Biete. Its crossing "Aqui afagi" is mentioned in the account of Francisco Alvares ...

                                               

Wari River

Wari River is a river of northern Ethiopia and a tributary of the Tekeze River. It rises in the Garalta and flows to the southwest into the Tekeze at 13°41′N 38°33′E. Tributaries of the Wari include the Assam, Chemit, Meseuma, Tsedia, Agefet and ...

                                               

Weito River

The Weito River is a river in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region of Ethiopia. It rises in the Guge Mountains, flowing south into Lake Chew Bahir at latitude and longitude 4°49′58″N 36°58′54″E. The Weito defines the boundary b ...

                                               

Zarima River

Zarima River is a tributary of the Tekeze River. The Wolkayite Irrigation Project is based on a tributary of the Zarima River known as Dukoko River.

                                               

Zigina River

The Zigina River is a river of southern Ethiopia. It is a south-flowing tributary of the Omo River, entering it on the right bank at 6°42′27″N 36°41′29″E.

                                               

Assegaai River

Assegaai River, originates north of Wakkerstroom, Mpumalanga, South Africa, and runs into the Heyshope Dam, southeast of Piet Retief. When it enters Swaziland it is known as the Mhkondvo River and it cuts through the mountains forming the Mahamba ...

                                               

Bamboes Spruit (North West)

Bamboes Spruit, also known as Bamboesspruit, is a river in the North West province of South Africa. It is a tributary of the large Vaal River, emptying into the Bloemhof Dam.

                                               

Baviaanskloof River

The Baviaanskloof River is a river flowing through the Cape Fold Mountains of the Western Cape and eventually Eastern Cape provinces of South Africa. The rivers origin is in the eastern extremity of the Little Karoo, and follows a valley between ...

                                               

Berg River (Free State)

The Berg River is one of seven smaller rivers that run into Vanderkloof Dam in South Africa. The other rivers are: Orange River, the longest river in South Africa; Seekoei River; Kattegatspruit; Knapsak River; Paaikloofspruit; and Hondeblaf River

                                               

Birha River

33°23′00″S 27°19′33″E Birha River, is a short river originating north of Eleqolweni, Eastern Cape, South Africa, the river mouth is at Begha between Port Alfred and East London. In 1858 the steam ship Madagascar of the Rennie line was lost after ...

                                               

Bivane River

The ultimate source of the river is at over 2.000 m a.s.l. in the uplands north of Utrecht. It flows between rolling uplands dotted with commercial plantations, passing under the Kruger Bridge of 1898, before reaching Pivaansbad south of Paulpiet ...

                                               

Black Kei River

The Black Kei River, originates southwest of Queenstown, and eventually joins the White Kei River, to become the Great Kei River. Several villages are situated on its banks, including McBride Village, Qabi, Ntabelanga, Thornhill, Loudon, Mitford, ...

                                               

Blesbokspruit

Blesbokspruit is a river that originates north of Daveyton, Gauteng, South Africa. It runs south and later west, past the towns of Springs, Nigel and Heidelberg, before it joins the Suikerbosrand River, a tributary of the Vaal River. The Marieval ...

                                               

Blood River

Blood River is situated in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. This river has its sources in the hills south-east of Utrecht; leaving the highlands it is joined by two important tributaries that originate in the Schurveberg, after which it flows meander ...

                                               

Bloukrans River (Garden Route)

The Bloukrans River is a short river located in the Tsitsikamma region of the Garden Route, South Africa. It is located on the border between the Western Cape and Eastern Cape provinces. The river mouth is located east of Natures Valley, the Blou ...

                                               

Bloukrans River (KwaZulu-Natal)

The Bloukrans River originates in the Emangosini foothills of the Njesuthi Drakensberg, in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. It proceeds in a north-easterly direction, passing the village of Frere, until it joins the Tugela River. The r ...

                                               

Boesmans River (Eastern Cape)

Boesmans River is a river in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. It originates north of Kirkwood and runs east past Alicedale, before it turns and twists south and east to Kenton on Sea, where it mouths into the Indian Ocean through a tidal estuary o ...

                                               

Boesmanspruit

Boesmanspruit is a small stream originating south of Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa, it runs from there in a southwesterly direction until it joins the Waterval River.

                                               

Bot River

Bot River is a river in the Western Cape province of South Africa. The river mouth is located at Fisherhaven. Its tributaries include the Swart River. It falls within the Drainage system G.

                                               

Brak River

The Brak River is a river located in northern Limpopo Province, South Africa. It is a tributary of the Sand River.

                                               

Buffalo River (KwaZulu-Natal)

The Buffalo River is the largest tributary of the Tugela River in South Africa. Its source is in Majuba Hill, "Hill of Doves" in Zulu language, located northeast of Volksrust, close to the Mpumalanga / KwaZulu-Natal border. It follows a southerly ...

                                               

Bushmans River

The Bushmans River is an east to north-easterly flowing tributary of the Tugela River, in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. It rises in the Drakensberg Mountain range, with its upper catchment in the Giants Castle Game Reserve, north of ...

                                               

Chalumna River

The Chalumna River is a river in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. It is approximately 78 km long, forming at the confluence of two small rivers, the Qugwala in the West and the Mtyolo in the East. It empties into the Indian Ocean though an estuary ...

                                               

Diep River

Diep River, drains the area between the Kasteel Mountain and the northern slopes of the Durbanville Hills, in the Western Cape, a province of South Africa.

                                               

Diep River (Limpopo)

The Diep River is a river located in northern Limpopo Province, South Africa. It is a tributary of the Sand River. The Diep is a seasonal river that originates about 12 km SSE of Polokwane and flows roughly northwards until it joins the Sand Rive ...

                                               

Doring River

The Doring River is a river in the Western Cape Province, South Africa. It is part of the Olifants/Doring River system. The name Doring is also applied to a stretch of the Sout River, another Olifants tributary, midway through its course.

                                               

Duiwenhoks River

Duiwenhoks River, located in Western Cape, South Africa, drains the Langeberg Mountains and flows south to the coast, entering the sea west of Mossel Bay in the Southern Cape. The river is approximately 83 km long with a catchment area of 1 340 k ...

                                               

Elands River (Mpumalanga)

Elands River is a river of the Komati River basin in Mpumalanga province, South Africa. This river is known for the Elands River Falls, located between Waterval Boven and Waterval Onder. These fall 70 m in one drop, and are close to the NZASM tun ...

                                               

Elands River (Wilge)

The Elands River is a northward-flowing tributary of the Wilge River, part of the Vaal River basin, South Africa. Its sources are in the Mont-Aux-Sources. This river is named the Namahadi River in its uppermost section in the area of the Fika-Pat ...

                                               

Great Brak River

The Great Brak River is a river in the Western Cape, South Africa. The mouth of the river lies at the town of Great Brak River which falls under the Mossel Bay Municipality. The nearest towns are Mossel Bay, 24 km to the west, and the largest tow ...

                                               

Great Kei River

The Great Kei River is a river in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. It is formed by the confluence of the Black Kei River and White Kei River, northeast of Cathcart. It flows for 320 km and ends in the Great Kei Estuary at the Indian Oce ...

                                               

Green River (Northern Cape)

The Green River or Groen River is a river in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. It originates in the Kamiesberge range and has a catchment area of about 4500 km2. The river mouth is located about 120 km NNW of Strandfontein in the Namaqu ...