- Lake, a lake in central Africa, on the border between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda. 1040 sq. mi. (2700 sq. km).
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Great volcanoes, now mostly extinct, though some to the north of Kivu are still active, are a still later feature of the country.
Along the north-west frontier north of Kivu are volcanic peaks (see Mfumbiro).
- Lake Kivu a lake in central Africa, between the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre) and Rwanda at an altitude of 1460 m (4790 ft). Area: 2698 sq km (1042 sq miles). Depth: (maximum) 475 m (1558 ft)
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