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Although the Nile, the Zambezi, and the Niger rivers have large deltas, their size
does not compare with, for example, the enormous delta region of the Ganges
and Brahmaputra rivers. In Africa the generally poor development of deltas is ...
The Niger River at Mopti, Mali. ©Brian A. Vikander/West ... The river becomes
navigable to small vessels again at Labbezanga — from which it flows into Niger
— and continues to be navigable to the Atlantic Ocean. Navigation is seasonal ...
In January a slight rise occurs due to the arrival of floodwa- ters from the upper
Niger. The difference between high and low water often measures as much as 35
feet. Plant and animal life. Along its course the Niger traverses virtually all the ...
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