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Title:The Orange River development project in South Africa
Author:Midgley, D.C.
Year:1963
Periodical:Progress: The Magazine of Lever Brothers and Unilever Limited
Volume:49
Issue:278
Pages:242-253
Language:English
Geographic term:South Africa
Subject:dams
Abstract:The broad aims of the Orange River development project are to transform this single, intermittent, main stream into a perennial distributary system, to lead life-giving water into the dry tributary valleys, to extract hydroelectric energy from the tumbling waters, to create an attractive environment for industries based on the proven mineral wealth of the basin. This article deals with the historical, geographical, financial and economic aspects of the project. Map; photographs.
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