Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa.

Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria is the chief reservoir of the Nile River. It is densely populated. It has a surface area of 68,800 sq km. It is relatively shallow. It has a maximum depth of 84 metres and an average depth of 20 metres. The lake was thought to be the source of the Nile river.

Nile River

The Nile River is 4,160 miles long. It flows through parts of Egypt, Sudan. Ethiopia, and Kenya. It is the largest river in the world! There are two major branches of the Nile, the White Nile and the Blue Nile. The two major sources of the Nile are, Lake Victoria which feeds the White Nile, and Lake Tana which feeds the Blue Nile.

Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest mountain in Africa. It is also the highest free-standing mountain in the world! It is northeast of Tanzania. Almost every kind of ecological system is found here. Such as, cultivated land, rain forest, heath, moorland, alpine desert, and an arctic summit.

The Red Sea

The red sea is between the Africa/Arabian plateau. It is surrounded by hot dry desert. It is 1,900 km long. The average width is 280 km! The maximum depth is 2850 meters deep!