Kariba Dam

dam on the Zambezi River

Coordinates: 16°31′18″S 28°45′41″E / 16.52167°S 28.76139°E / -16.52167; 28.76139

Kariba dam

The Kariba Dam is a hydroelectric dam in the Kariba Gorge of the Zambezi river basin between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is one of the largest dams in the world at 128 m high and 579 m long.[1]


  1. "Kariba Dam". Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th Ed. Retrieved 2007-07-31.