On reaching Kolobeng from 'Ngami they found the station deserted.
Surface water is scarce, but there is underground water, besides swampy lakes such as Ngami.
While at the Cape, Livingstone had heard something of a fresh-water lake ('Ngami) which all the missionaries were eager to see.
Lake 'Ngami, large though it was, was but a little fraction of the vast lake that had once spread itself over the south.
The people were friendly, and informed us that this water came out of the Ngami.
To us, indeed, whose ideas of a lake are formed from Superior and Huron, the Ngami seems but an insignificant affair.
Ovampoland has a hydrographic system connected with the Kunene, and, in seasons of great flood, with that of Ngami.