Lake Victoria and Lake Tanganyika

Much needed sources of fresh water.

Lake Victoria

Location:

  • Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa and the second largest freshwater lake in the world (Lake Superior is the largest).
  • It is located in central Africa and extends into three countries: Tanzania, Uganda, and Kenya.
  • White Nile begins here.
Description:

  • Lake Victoria is vital in supporting the millions of people that live nearby.
  • It provides a living for many fishermen and attracts millions of tourists each year.

Lake Tanganyika

Location:

  • Lake Tanganyika is located in central Africa.
  • It’s divided between Burundi, Congo, Tanzania, and Zambia.

Description:

  • Lake Tanganyika is the deepest lake in Africa and one of the deepest in the world.
  • It’s also one of the largest freshwater lakes in the world.