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Lake Victoria

Bodies of water

Lake Victoria is one of the African Great Lakes. The lake was named after Queen Victoria by the explorer John Hanning Speke, the first Briton to document it. Speke accomplished this in 1858, while on an expedition with Richard Francis Burton to locate the source of the Nile River.


  • Geology 

  • Hydrology and limnology 

  • Native wildlife 

  • Fisheries 

  • Environmental issues 

  • History and exploration 

  • Nalubaale Dam 

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