UGANDA – natural ecosystems. Lake Victoria. On the equator but over 1000 metres high up. Fishing industry too. River Nile starts here. Lush vegetation. River Nile Flows northwards. River Nile flows north across whole country Difficult to cross Useful water for irrigation for farming.
Fishing industry too
River Nile starts here
Difficult to cross
Useful water for irrigation for farming
Downriver of Murchison Falls - some 400 kms from Lake Victoria
The river Nile is full of Hippos and crocodiles so..
… Do not go swimming!
A National Park - near the border with Kenya
An extinct volcano
This is the main area where…
… Coffee is grown -
A very valuable cash crop
8th highest in Africa
Near the border with Sudan
It is drier and so there is Savannah grassland – with fewer trees
Wild animals include herds of zebras and giraffes
Trees include the deciduous acacia
The grass is green in the summer rainy season but brown in the dry season
The grass can grow 2metres tall
Highland in the south west near the border with Rwanda and The Congo.
There are many National Parks here e.g. Bwindi
The Bwindi National Park is sometimes called the …
… Impenetrable Forest Park
The area has had wars recently and is unsafe
Keeping down tourist numbers
There is some poaching of creatures like the mountain gorillas.