Tanganyika Lake


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Tanganyika Lake: Lake Baikal

Tanganyika

, Lake
A lake of east-central Africa between Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Situated on the floor of the Great Rift Valley, Lake Tanganyika is over 645 km (400 mi) long and 1,430 m (4,700 ft) deep.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Abu Zeid concluded that Shoukry visited Tanganyika Lake, which is considered the second largest and deepest freshwater lake in the world.
PANA reports that many towns near the Tanganyika Lake lack water supply and are often breeding grounds for cholera.
Suspected cholera cases were reported all year in 3 of 6 hot spot provinces: North and South Kivu and Tanganyika, along Kivu and Tanganyika Lakes. Major outbreaks occurred in these provinces in 2009 and 2017.