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description of the vegetation of Lochinvar National Park, Zambia

R. J. Douthwaite

description of the vegetation of Lochinvar National Park, Zambia

by R. J. Douthwaite

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Published in Lusaka : National Council for Scientific Research, 1977 .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby R.J. Douthwaite and L.P. van Lavieren.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCL 83/0193 (S)
The Physical Object
Pagination66 p. ; 32 cm.
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4398667M
LC Control Number78980644

The northern section of Kafue National Park is a slightly undulating plateau, much of which is a mosaic of miombo and mopane woodland, with the occasional grassy dambo. The area is veined by rivers, all of which are tributaries of the main Kafue River, meaning there are also corridors of hardwood riverine forest throughout the area. Vegetation The main vegetation types of the Kafue Flats are woodland (Miombo, Mopane, Acacia and Combretum), termitaria grassland, flooded grasslands, permanent swamps and levees and ated: 28 August

The vegetation south of the hot-springs includes Albizia harveyi, Acacia campylacantha, Combretum inberbe, Piliostigma thonningii, and Acacia giraffe. Stratigraphy [ edit ] The trenches excavated in the site are made of sterile white sand and gravel bedrock overlain by a band of sterile brown clay and a layer of black, greasy soil of varying nates: 15°59′″S 27°14′″E / . Annotated checklist of the flowering plants and ferns of the South Luangwa National Park, Zambia. Kirkia 16(2) Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants: Firefly Books, New Zealand: Fernandes, A. () Lythraceae: Flora Zambesiaca 4: Description of a new species, Gloriosa sessiliflora (Colchicaceae), with notes on the.

the confounding effects of change in vegetation through time. The habitat is a wooded grassland south of the Kafue River flats, and has been described by Clarke and Loe (), Douthwaite and van Lavieren (), Fanshawe (), Howard (), and Sheppe and Osborne (). The southern end of the park is wooded; the lands south. Shrub Encroachment into Grassland and its Impact on Kafue lechwe in Lochinvar National Park, Zambia by Berhanu Solomon Genet March Thesis submitted to the International Institute for Geo-information Science and Earth Observation in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Geo-information Science.


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Description of the vegetation of Lochinvar National Park, Zambia by R. J. Douthwaite Download PDF EPUB FB2

The vegetation of Lochinvar. Description of the area: Rectangular in shape, the Park covers an area of approximat ha, being some 32 km from north to. Lochinvar is well renowned as a superb bird sanctuary featuring many different waterfowl, raptors, woodland species and migrants.

species have been recorded. The floodplain is a wide almost flat area, with black clay soils, sloping almost imperceptibly towards the Kafue River. Lochinvar National Park On the south bank of the sprawling floodplains of the Kafue River, Lochinvar National Park has an interesting environment.

WWF classes it as a ‘Wetland of International Importance’. It’s very different from anywhere else in Zambia, but it has received very little attention Zambia book the Zambian government or visitors. References Douthwaite, R.J. & van Lavieren, L.P. A Description of the Vegetation of Lochinvar National Park Zambia.

NCSR/TR National Council for Scientific. Lochinvar has 3 distinct vegetation zones description of the vegetation of Lochinvar National Park grassland, floodplain and woodlands. Here are some of the activities you can partake in when visiting the area: The park has seen a rapid depletion of game, but the birds remain as a major attraction in the area.

If you are a keen birder, the best sightings are close to the water of the floodplains. Zambia leading online travel agent, Home of Victoria falls, Zambezi river, best safaris and many other attractions.

Zambia tourism at lowest prices. Stay at the best hotels and lodges in Livingstone at the Victorial falls and Devils pool. Best Price Guarantee, Instant Bookings. Accommodation in Lochinvar National Park There are no lodges or camps in Lochinvar National Park, but you can camp in the park with own camping equipment.

The rate for camping is USD 5 per person. Park Entry fees are USD 10 per person. The vegetation is more or less equally divided between dry evergreen forest and Kalahari woodland east of the Zambezi with large open plains, bush groups, scrub and poor Kalahari woodland west of the Size: 1MB. The national parks are administered by the Zambia Wildlife Authority, an autonomous body responsible to the Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Natural Resources.

This Authority took over from the former National Parks and Wildlife Service which suffered from chronic underfunding. Consequently of the 20 parks, five have never had management or. Lusaka National Park is located roughly 30 kilometres from Zambia’s capital city and opened to the public in Junemaking it Zambia’s newest and most accessible park.

This new and exciting national park is the 20th National Park to be established in Zambia, and only the second national park to be established in a city environment, the.

Lochinvar National Park Part of the Flats is bounded by Lochinvar National Park which is both a Ramsar and World Heritage wetland site.

Good gravel roads carry us through the deciduous woodland and savannah of the park. Lechwe Plains Tented Camp is perched on the high floodwater edges of the hectare, Chunga Lagoon.

Black-faced vervet monkey The Lochinvar National Park lies south west of Lusaka in Zambia, on the south side of the Kafue River. The national park straddles two of Zambia's ecoregions: Zambezian and Mopane woodlands in the south, and Area: km² ( sq mi).

The vegetation of the Lochinvar National Park is broadly designated into three main vegetation communities: oodplain grasslands, termitaria and : Griffin Shanungu. lochinvar national park Lochinvar National Park is a small park of around sq km, a lot of which is water.

Once a cattle farm, it was bought by government in and made a Game Management Area to protect the remaining wildlife. Complete list + detailed map of the major game reserves and national parks in Zambia. A-Z list incl.

the best parks and a wildlife summary per park. By continuing you agree to our use of cookies. Lochinvar National Park. /5 – 2 Reviews. Found in the centre of western Zambia, Kafue National Park is the oldest and largest of Zambia’s national parks covering a masskm 2.

Kasanka National Park This peaceful sanctuary, situated on the south western edge of the Lake Bangweulu basin, is one of Zambia’s smallest national parks. Mimosa pigra, a native to South America, is an erect prickly shrub that can form dense impenetrable thickets m high.

In the s it was sparsely distributed on the Kafue Flats (van Rensberg, in FAO, ) although none was found at Lochinvar National Park in the early s (Douthwaite and Lavieren, ). THREE WAYS TO PLAN AND BOOK YOUR ZAMBIA SAFARI WITH AFRICANMECCA. LOCHINVAR NATIONAL PARK Lukusuzi covers an area of square kilometers and was declared a national park in The vegetation is predominantly miombo woodland punctuated by dambos on which many of grazing animals congregate.

Found in the centre of western Zambia, Kafue National Park is the oldest and largest of Zambia’s national parks. It covers a mass km2. First established as a National Park in the ’s by the legendary Norman Carr, Kafue is one of the largest national parks in the whole of Africa.

LOCAL DIALECTS IN THE WINGFLAPS OF Observations were made at Lochinvar National Park, Zambia, within 10 km of 15” 50‘ S, 27” 15’ E, from February to April in andmainly inthe driest A description of the vegetation of Lochinvar National Park, Zambia.

39 pp. Chilanga: Dept. Game, Fisheries and National Parks. diversity, vegetation composition and food supply for herbivores in Lochinvar National park of Southern Zambia. The study hypothesized that shrub encroachment a) increases.zambia flora & fauna Zambia’s beautiful temperate climate, as known as the “air-conditioned state” in the heart of Africa makes it a pleasant visit.

The unspoilt quality of the country’s many attractions is a major advantage, with a huge number and .A small rustic property, Fig Tree Camp is located in the central area of Kafue National Park, and is one of the few camps easily reached by road from Lusaka.

Hidden in the bush, the camp is located just south of the main road, with each of the tree .