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- n. the longest lake in the world in central Africa between Tanzania and Congo in the Great Rift Valley
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The cichlid faunas of Lake Victoria, Lake Tanganyika and Lake Malawi, each several hundred species strong, are completely distinct from each other.
In February 1858, John Hanning Speke, having discovered Lake Tanganyika with the orientalist Richard Burton, pushed on alone to find a “beautiful sheet of water.”
Lake Malawi and Lake Tanganyika are old, but Lake Victoria is extremely young.