Literature of Travel and Exploration A to FLiterature of Travel and Exploration A to F

The story of this four - year expedition was told in Baker's vivid The Albert Nyanza , Great Basin of the Nile , which was published in 1866 and enjoyed numerous reprints and editions . On Baker's return to England , he was credited ...

Author: Jennifer Speake

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 157958425X


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The Living AgeThe Living Age

The river which flows past as the distance between the two lakes Tan- Gondokoro , and which Captain Speke , in ganyika and Albert Nyanza cannot be con- his map , traces from the Victoria Nyanza , siderable ...



ISBN: UCAL:B2895063


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Quarterly ReviewQuarterly Review

The question after- Nyanza , and the latter by its westerly or any wards to be determined will be , whether the other effluent with the Bahr el Ghazal , it will Albert Nyanza is connected with the Nile , necessarily follow that the ...



ISBN: UOM:39015010435686



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The Quarterly ReviewThe Quarterly Review

sources that the Tanganyika has its effluent in the north , and is therefore connected with the Albert Nyanza . Nor can we regard the alleged difference of altitude ( 226 feet ) between the two lakes as an objection to this supposition ...



ISBN: STANFORD:36105007847408


Page: 604

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In Darkest Africa Or The Quest Rescue and Retreat of Emin Governor of EquatoriaIn Darkest Africa Or The Quest Rescue and Retreat of Emin Governor of Equatoria

Albert Nyanza to Zanzibar , land Delays Arrive at Congo ,, Stanley Pool Yambuya • " " 99 Halt at Yambuya Albert Nyanza Return to Fort Bodo Halt while collecting convalescents The Albert Nyanza , 2nd time Halt until 1 mth .

Author: Henry Morton Stanley


ISBN: HARVARD:32044037722865


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Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society and Monthly Record of GeographyProceedings of the Royal Geographical Society and Monthly Record of Geography

The Albert Nyanza and the Tanganyika formed one immense ravine 1500 or 1800 feet lower than the general level of the country . He had recently learned from Captain Burton that the palms on the shores of the Tanganyika were the same as ...

Author: Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)


ISBN: UCSC:32106014933763


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