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Edward, Lake Explained

Edward, Lake at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Lake, E Africa. One of the great lakes of the W Great Rift Valley, it is on the border of Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire) and Uganda and is 48 mi (77 km) long and 26 mi (42 km) wide. On the northeast it is connected to the smaller Lake George. Lake Edward empties north through the Semliki River to Lake Albert. The lake abounds in fish; wildlife about its shores is protected within Virunga National Park and Ruwenzori National Park. It was named by H. Stanley, who visited the lake in 1888-89.