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  1. Lake Victoria, Victoria Nyanzanoun

    the largest lake in Africa and the 2nd largest fresh water lake in the world; a headwaters reservoir for the Nile River

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  1. Lake Victoria

    Lake Victoria is one of the African Great Lakes. With a surface area of approximately 59,947 km2 (23,146 sq mi), Lake Victoria is Africa's largest lake by area, the world's largest tropical lake, and the world's second-largest fresh water lake by surface area after Lake Superior in North America. In terms of volume, Lake Victoria is the world's ninth-largest continental lake, containing about 2,424 km3 (1.965×109 acre⋅ft) of water. Lake Victoria occupies a shallow depression in Africa. The lake has an average depth of 40 m (130 ft) and a maximum depth of 80–84 m (262–276 ft). Its catchment area covers 169,858 km2 (65,583 sq mi). The lake has a shoreline of 7,142 km (4,438 mi) when digitized at the 1:25,000 level, with islands constituting 3.7% of this length.The lake's area is divided among three countries: Kenya occupies 6% (4,100 km2 (1,600 sq mi)), Uganda 45% (31,000 km2 (12,000 sq mi)), and Tanzania 49% (33,700 km2 (13,000 sq mi)).Though having multiple local language names (Dholuo: Nam Lolwe; Luganda: 'Nnalubaale; Kinyarwanda: Nyanza; also Ukerewe), the lake was renamed after Queen Victoria by the explorer John Hanning Speke, the first Briton to document it in 1858, while on an expedition with Richard Francis Burton. The lake is home to many species of fish which live nowhere else, especially cichlids. Invasive fish, such as the Nile perch, have driven many endemic species to extinction.

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  1. lake victoria

    Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa and the second largest freshwater lake in the world, spanning across three East African countries: Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania. Named after Queen Victoria of England, it is an integral part of the economy in the region, providing fishing opportunities and water for irrigation. The lake also forms the source of the White Nile River, which is one of the main tributaries of the Nile River.

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  1. Lake Victoria

    Lake Victoria is one of the African Great Lakes. The lake was named after Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, by John Hanning Speke, the first European to discover this lake. With a surface area of 68,800 square kilometres, Lake Victoria is Africa’s largest lake by area, and it is the largest tropical lake in the world. Lake Victoria is the world's 2nd largest freshwater lake by surface area; only Lake Superior in North America is larger. In terms of its volume, Lake Victoria is the world's ninth largest continental lake, and it contains about 2,750 cubic kilometers of water. Lake Victoria receives its water primarily from direct precipitation and thousands of small streams. The largest stream flowing into this lake is the Kagera River, the mouth of which lies on the lake's western shore. Two rivers leave the lake, the White Nile, flows out at Jinja, Uganda on the lake's north shore, and the Katonga River flows out at Lukaya on the western shore connecting the lake to Lake George. Lake Victoria occupies a shallow depression in Africa and has a maximum depth of 84 m and an average depth of 40 m. Its catchment area covers 184,000 square kilometers. The lake has a shoreline of 4,828 km, with islands constituting 3.7% of this length, and is divided among three countries: Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lake victoria in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lake victoria in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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