Volta River

The Volta River is a stream primarily in Ghana that drains into the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean. It has three main tributaries—the Black Volta, White Volta and Red Volta. Lake Volta in Ghana is the largest reservoir in the world, extending from the Akosombo Dam in southeastern Ghana to the town of Yapei, some 400 kilometres (250 mi) to the north. The lake generates electricity, provides inland transport, and is a potentially valuable resource for irrigation and fish farming.The Portuguese purchased much of their gold from inhabitants of Ghana during the Renaissance.The depth of the river is 45 feet (14 m), in location of Lake Volta.It is crossed by the Adome Bridge in Ghana.
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  • Land Rover commissions novelist William Boyd’s lastest

    … include Booker Prize-nominee “An Ice-Cream War.” His new novella was commissioned by Y&R and Tool of North America and is also available in print. Readers can access the story on the campaign’s Tumblr where they are also assailed with a multi-sensory experience including images, video, animation, sound, music and narration. The actual copy…

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