In the northwest and north the mountains merge into the vast Congo Basin and in the northeast into the highlands of Marungu . The Kundelungu Mountains connect to the east . To the south and west, the mountains merge into the Lundaschwelle to Angola .
The following rivers flow from the south through the mountains to the north: Lualaba - ( Congo ), Lufira , Luvua . Rise at the southern foothills: Zambezi , Kabompo , Lunga . No rivers flow to the west or east.