(a) Draw an outline African Map. On the map, show and name:
(i) one major river that drains into the Mediterranean Sea;
(ii) one major river that crosses the Equator twice;
(iii) One major river that drains into the Indian Ocean
(iv) One rift valley lake;
(v) One man-made lake;
(vi) One lake crossed by the Equator
(b) Highlight five factors that limit the use of African rivers.
(a) (b) Factors limiting the use of African rivers
(i) Majority of the African rivers are short
(ii) Presence of cataracts, rapids and waterfall
(iii) Fluctuation in river volume
(iv) Presence c water weeds / water hyacinth
(v) Silting of the river mouth
(vi) Some have shallow river beds.
(vii) Narrow channel
(viii) High load in suspension/debris.
(ix) Some rivers flow through areas of sparse population, thus limiting their use for transportation.
(x) Lack of cooperation among nations through which some rivers flow.
(xi) Scarce capital for port development.