Lake victoria on africa map. It covers 20 of land surface on earth. The source of the famous nile river lake victoria is located in east africa. Scroll by holding the mouse near the edge of the map. Searchable map of africa using google earth data satellite view is showing africa the worlds second largest continent 30244000 km2 11700000 mi2 including its adjacent islands it covers about 20 percent of earths total land area.
The name chad is a local word meaning large expanse of water in other words a lake. Discovered by john speke in 1858 and named after the then queen victoria who was at the reins of england that time. Lake chad is the remnant of a former inland sea paleolake mega chad which existed during the african humid period. Hints are below the map.
Africa is bounded by the atlantic ocean on the west the indian ocean on the east the mediterranean sea on the north and the red sea on the northeast. Lake chad gave its name to the country of chad. Lake albert lake edward lake kivu lake malawi lake mweru lake tanganyik w ebi ju bb a south sudan ethiopia somalia democratic republic of the congo zambia mozambique. Interactive map of africa featuring african safaris african safari tours in botswana south africa kenya tanzania and more.
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