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Lake Rukwa is situated in a northwest- to southeast- trending side rift, parallel
with the southern part of the Lake Tanganyika rift and continuing the structural
alignment of the northern end of Lake Nyasa. Lying on flat alluvium (soil, gravel,
The Lukuga River outlet of Lake Tanganyika tends to become blocked
intermittently by silting, consolidated by swampy growth. Similarly, in the flat
valley of the upper Shire River, periods of erosion alternate with the building of
bars of silt and ...
Lakes Edward and George support remarkably fertile fisheries. The Zaire shores
of Lake Edward are within the Virunga National Park, while the Ugandan portion
of the lake lies within the Queen Elizabeth (Ruwenzori) National Park. Close to ...
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