In Deception Valley, giant salt flats the size of Portugal are a major boon to the Botswanan economy. Today, Botswana relies heavily on extracting, manufacturing and exporting mineral commodities, such as soda ash.
Take flight across Botswana's sprawling Kalahari Desert, through its life-giving Okavango Delta, and deep into its dynamic history. Botswana's landscape is home to giant wildlife reserves, four-billion-year-old rock formations, salt flats the size of Portugal, and a rich vein of gemstones. During the journey, Botswana's history of ancient civilizations, missionary icons, notorious slave traders, and enormous wealth are brought to life.
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