One of the African Great Lakes.- Lake Victoria
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English explorer and officer in the British Indian Army who made three exploratory expeditions to Africa.
He is most associated with the search for the source of the Nile and was the first European to reach Lake Victoria (known to locals as Nam Lolwe in Dholuo and Nnalubaale or Ukerewe in Luganda).
The African Great Lakes (Maziwa Makuu, Ibiyaga bigari) are a series of lakes constituting the part of the Rift Valley lakes in and around the East African Rift.
They include Lake Victoria, the second-largest fresh water lake in the world by area, Lake Tanganyika, the world's second-largest freshwater lake by volume and depth, and Lake Malawi, the world's eighth-largest fresh water lake by area.
Country in East Africa within the African Great Lakes region.
These movements took place at about the same time as the settlement of the Mashariki Bantu from West Africa in the Lake Victoria and Lake Tanganyika areas.
Cichlids are fish from the family Cichlidae in the order Cichliformes.
Cichlids are particularly well known for having evolved rapidly into many closely related but morphologically diverse species within large lakes, particularly Lakes Tanganyika, Victoria, Malawi, and Edward.
River in Africa, one of the two main tributaries of the Nile, the other being the Blue Nile.
In the wider sense, "White Nile" refers to all the stretches of river draining from Lake Victoria through to the merger with the Blue Nile; the "Victoria Nile" from Lake Victoria via Lake Kyoga to Lake Albert, then the "Albert Nile" to the South Sudan border, and then the "Mountain Nile" or "Bahr-al-Jabal" down to Lake No. "White Nile" may sometimes include the headwaters of Lake Victoria, the most remote of which being 2300 mi from the Blue Nile.
Lake located in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Its main sources are the White Nile, ultimately coming from Lake Victoria to the southeast, and the Semliki River, which issues from Lake Edward to the southwest.
Major north-flowing river in northeastern Africa.
The Nile has two major tributaries – the White Nile, which begins at Jinja, Lake Victoria, and the Blue Nile.
Species of freshwater
Common names include African snook, Victoria perch (a misleading trade name, as the species is not native to Lake Victoria, though they have been introduced there), and many local names in various African languages, such as the Luo name mbuta or mputa.
Climate period in Africa during the late Pleistocene and Holocene geologic epochs, when northern Africa was wetter than today.
It was much larger than today, but its lakes and rivers such as Lake Victoria and the White Nile were either dry or at low levels.
Western branch of the East African Rift, covering parts of Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo , Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania.
The Victoria Nile flows from Lake Victoria into the northern end of Lake Albert and exits as the White Nile from a point slightly to the west, flowing north to the Mediterranean.