southern Africa

Geography of southern Africa

The terrain of Southern Africa is varied, ranging from forest and grasslands to deserts. The region has both low-lying coastal areas, and mountains. In terms of natural resources, the region has the world's largest resources of platinum and the platinum group elements, chromium, vanadium, and cobalt, as well as uranium, gold, titanium, iron and diamonds.

The region boasts so many natural features - mountains, rivers, waterfalls, mangroves, caves - it's a must for those who want to relax in breath-taking surrounds.