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Lake Victoria occupies a shallow depression in Africa. The lake has a maximum depth of between 80 and 84 m (262 and 276 ft) and an average depth of 40 m (130 ft). Its catchment area covers 169,858 km 2 (65,583 sq mi). The lake has a shoreline of 7,142 km (4,438 mi) when digitized at the 1:25,000 level, with islands constituting 3.7% of this length.
Lake Victoria is a 139-hectare (340-acre) shallow saline lake on the Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria in Australia, close to the township of Point Lonsdale and part of the Lonsdale Lakes Nature Reserve administered by Parks Victoria. Location and features The lake is separated from Bass Strait by a narrow strip of coastal dunes.
Area code (s) 517. FIPS code. 26-45190. GNIS feature ID. 2583748. Lake Victoria is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Clinton County in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is located in Victor Township. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 930.
Lake Victoria, a naturally occurring shallow freshwater lake of the Murray catchment and part of the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the western Riverina region of south western New South Wales, Australia .
Lake Victoria ferries are motor ships (earlier examples were steamboats) for ferry services carrying freight and/or vehicles and/or passengers between Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya on Lake Victoria. Operating ferries on Lake Victoria are mostly Ro-Pax ferries for the simultaneous transport of passengers, vehicles and goods.
The following is a list of naturally occurring lakes and other water bodies in Victoria, Australia; outside the Greater Melbourne area, in alphabetical order, for those lakes with a surface area greater than 70 hectares (170 acres): See also Australia portal Water portal Lakes and Reservoirs in Melbourne References ^ Ker, Peter (25 January 2011).
History. The cichlid Haplochromis thereuterion is endemic to Lake Victoria. In 1927-1928 Michael Graham conducted the first ever systematic Fisheries Survey of Lake Victoria. The dominant species in the 1927–8 survey catches were two, now critically endangered tilapia species, the 'Ngege' or Singida tilapia ( Oreochromis esculentus) and ...