Lake Victoria

Himanshi singh       Nov 18, 2022

#Where Is Lake Victoria?

          The area of Lake Victoria is shared by the African countries of Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. 



         This large irregular-shaped lake has a maximum length of 359 km (north-to-south) and a maximum width of 337 km.  


#Brief History

         The lake is referred to as Nam Lolwe by the Indigenous Luo people of Kenya and Tanzania and as 'Nnalubaale in Uganda.  



         Before the introduction of invasive species like the Nile perch and various Nile tilapias into the waters of the lake, Lake Victoria hosted an immense array of endemic fish species   


#Environmental Threat

      The excessive accumulation of nitrogen and phosphorus due to the discharge of agricultural sewage     


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