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Lakes Victoria, Kyoga and Albert in East-Central Africa

1.4N 33.0E

August 4th, 2010 Category: Lakes

Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania - July 17th, 2010

Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania - July 17th, 2010

Several lakes can be observed in this image of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania: Lake Victoria, which covers the majority of the image, Lake Kyoga (above the former) and part of Lake Albert (top left corner). The Victoria Nile flows through Lake Kyoga on its way from Lake Victoria to Lake Albert.

Lake Victoria is the largest lake on the African continent, with a surface area of 68,800 square kilometres (26,600 sq mi). Lake Kyoga, on the other hand, is significantly smaller, at about 1,720 km² (664 square miles) in area.

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