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The Runde River (formerly Lundi) rises at [[Gweru]] and flows South East until it joins the [[Save River]] in [[Gonarezhou National Park]], at the lowest point in Zimbabwe (250m).  
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The '''Runde River''' (formerly Lundi) rises at [[Gweru]] and flows South East until it joins the [[Save River]] in [[Gonarezhou National Park]], at the lowest point in Zimbabwe (250m).  
  
 
==Location==
 
==Location==
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==History==
 
==History==
There are many, and large, irrigation schemes in the Runde catchment, including Kyle ([[Lake Mutirikwi]]) and [[Bangala]] Dams.  
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''Warunda'' is an expression describing a river running high bank. In Karanga, ''nde'' is full, hence ''runde''. <ref name= "Lore and Legend of Southern Rhodesia Place Names"> [Chief Information Officer,  Lore and Legend of Southern Rhodesia Place Names] (Southern Rhodesia Information Service, Salisbury, 1960) Retrieved 8 November 2021" </ref>The rives has a good catchment area, and is usually full all year.
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There are many, and large, irrigation schemes in the Runde catchment, including Kyle ([[Lake Mutirikwi]]) and [[Bangala]] Dams.
  
 
==Other information==
 
==Other information==

Latest revision as of 07:30, 15 November 2021

The Runde River (formerly Lundi) rises at Gweru and flows South East until it joins the Save River in Gonarezhou National Park, at the lowest point in Zimbabwe (250m).

Location

Principal tributaries are the Tokwe, Ngezi, Muturikwe and Chiredzi.

History

Warunda is an expression describing a river running high bank. In Karanga, nde is full, hence runde. [1]The rives has a good catchment area, and is usually full all year.

There are many, and large, irrigation schemes in the Runde catchment, including Kyle (Lake Mutirikwi) and Bangala Dams.

Other information

Further Reading

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  1. [Chief Information Officer, Lore and Legend of Southern Rhodesia Place Names] (Southern Rhodesia Information Service, Salisbury, 1960) Retrieved 8 November 2021"
  2. [Katherine Sayce (Ed), Tabex, Encyclopedia Zimbabwe], Tabex, Encyclopedia Zimbabwe, (Quest Publishing, Harare, 1987), Retrieved: 25 July 2019