Stanley Pool


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Stanley Pool

A lakelike expansion of the Congo River in west-central Africa on the border of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of the Congo between Kinshasa and Brazzaville.

Stanley Pool

n
(Placename) a lake between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Congo-Brazzaville, formed by a widening of the River Congo. Area: 829 sq km (320 sq miles). Congolese name: Pool Malebo

Ma•le′bo Pool′

(mɑˈleɪ boʊ)
n.
a widening of the Zaire (Congo) River on the boundary between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the People's Republic of the Congo, about 330 mi. (530 km) from its mouth. ab. 20 mi. (32 km) long. Also called Stanley Pool.
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Meanwhile, North Staffs SC are welcoming visitors to Stanley Pool, Stoke, to give sailing a go on Saturday from 10.30am and South Staffs SC, on Gailey Reservoir near Cannock, is also hosting their event on Saturday, catering for all abilities from beginners to experienced sailors, from 10am.
And here's Stanley Pool. God willing, your boat is waiting, in good shape, and ready to go."
Meat!") followed their progress, prompting Stanley to write, "The hostility which these people bear for us is most strange." During the 128 days it took to reach Stanley Pool, a distance of some 2,000 kilometres through fierce cataracts, the expedition fought 32 battles.