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Kalahari Desert

Kalahari Desert, a vast plain in S. Africa, lying between the two great plateau systems on the E. and W., and extending from 21° to 28° S. lat. The general elevation is about 3,500 feet. Game is abundant, and in most parts it is covered with vegetation throughout the year. The Bakalahari, who, with a few Bushmen, form the inhabitants, are to some extent an agricultural people..