Ripon Falls

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Ripon Falls

 

a waterfall located on the Victoria Nile in Uganda, formed where the Victoria Nile crosses hard rocks when emerging from Lake Victoria. The falls are approximately 5 m high and 270 m wide. A waterfall and rapids located farther down the river were largely submerged after the Owen Falls dam was built.

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