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Lake Malawi in East African Rift System

12S 34.5E

November 14th, 2012 Category: Lakes

Malawi – November 13th, 2012

Lake Malawi is an African Great Lake and the southernmost lake in the East African Rift system. This lake, the third largest in Africa and the eighth largest lake in the world, is located between Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania. It is the second deepest lake in Africa, although its placid northern shore gives no hint of its depth. This great lake’s tropical waters are reportedly the habitat of more species of fish than those of any other body of freshwater on Earth.