fish river

fish river canyon:


The Fish River Canyon is located in Namibia. This enormous ravine and canyon stretches 100 miles (160 km) in length and reaches a width of 16.7 miles (27 km) wide creating Africa’s largest canyon. The Fish River Canyon has a depth that reaches a height of 1,804 feet (550 m). The river water is seasonal flowing in full during the later summer while the remainder of the year seeing the river become more like chains of pools.

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The Fish River Canyon covers an area of 2,300 square miles (5,900 sq. km). The most popular way to experience the canyon is through treks, hiking or trail running. A trek may take about 5 days to complete the full journey.

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