Lake Victoria


The largest lake in Africa, and the second-largest freshwater lake in the world, after Lake Superior. It is on the Uganda-Tanzania-Kenya border and is also called Victoria Nyanza.

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notes for Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria is a headwater reservoir for the Nile River.

notes for Lake Victoria

It was explored by Henry Stanley in 1875.
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