Lualaba


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Lualaba,

river, Congo: see CongoCongo
or Zaïre
, great river of equatorial Africa, c.2,720 mi (4,380 km) long, formed by the waters of the Lualaba River and its tributary, the Luvua River, and flowing generally N and W through Congo (Kinshasa) to the Atlantic Ocean.
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, river.

Lualaba

 

the name of the upper course of the Congo (Zaïre) River from its source to Stanley Falls in Zaire. Length, 2,100 km.

Lualaba

a river in the SE Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Za?re), rising in Katanga province and flowing north as the W headstream of the River Congo. Length: about 1800 km (1100 miles)
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6 million people in the provinces of South Maniema and Lualaba.
Among the major suppliers were the mini-states that mutineers from the armies of the Congo State had organized west of the Lualaba River, the main stream of the upper Congo River system, then out of reach of "Belgian" control.
As explorers in pursuit of the origins of the Nile, their impact was to have "discovered" Lake Victoria, Lake Tangyanika, and Victoria Falls as well as to have thoroughly navigated the Lualaba and Congo Rivers from the Atlantic Ocean to the Indian Ocean.
Frequently the road ran past tall high-tension lines that were bringing electricity Irom the big dams on the Lualaba River.
The Nzilo 1 plant is on the Lualaba River approximately 40 km from the Kamoa project.
Statuettes et masques pour la plupart, ces oeuvres ont ete depuis plus d'un siecle recoltees au nord de la region actuelle du Kasai, le long du cours superieur du fleuve Congo portant dans cette partie le nom de Lualaba.
All the above species have an allopatric distribution, limited to Zambia and Democratic Republic of the Congo in the drainage of Lualaba, Lufira, Luapula, Kafue, Zambesi and Luangwa Rivers (Fig.
Descripcao de uma Viagem atravez do Continente Africano comprehendendo narratives diversas, aventuras e importantes descobertas entre as quaes figuram a das origens do Lualaba, caminho entre as duas costas, visita as terras da garanganja, Katanga e ao curso do Luapula, bem como a descida do Zambeze, do chao ao oceano (Lisboa: Imprensa Nacional, 1886).
Moving on from Nyangwe--Livingsone and Cameron's farthest point north--into "one wide enormous blank", Stanley disproved his mentor's theory that the Lualaba river was the Nile, following it to Stanley Falls.