Engelhard Dam

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Engelhard Dam
Engelharddam, Letabarivier, Krugerwildtuin.jpg
Water surface from a viewing point
Official nameEngelhard Dam
CountrySouth Africa
LocationKruger National Park
Coordinates23°50′13″S 31°38′16″E / 23.83694°S 31.63778°E / -23.83694; 31.63778Coordinates: 23°50′13″S 31°38′16″E / 23.83694°S 31.63778°E / -23.83694; 31.63778
PurposeRegulating water flow
Dam and spillways
Type of damGravity dam
ImpoundsLetaba River
CreatesEngelhard Dam Reservoir

Engelhard Dam is a dam on the Letaba River, between Letaba and Olifants Rest camps in the Kruger National Park, Limpopo, South Africa. Its main function is to regulate water flow down the Letaba in the direction of Mozambique. Its construction in the 1970s was funded by the American industrialist Charles Engelhard.

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