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Marungu highlands

Index Marungu highlands

The Marungu highlands are in the Katanga Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the west of the southern half of Lake Tanganyika. [1]

20 relations: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Early Pleistocene, Greater double-collared sunbird, Henry Morton Stanley, Holocene, Hyperolius nasutus, Ilex mitis, Joseph Thomson (explorer), Katanga Province, Lake Tanganyika, Lufuko River, Miombo, Moba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mulobozi River, Nature reserve, Parinari excelsa, Quaternary, Richard Francis Burton, Syzygium cordatum, Ujiji.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (République démocratique du Congo), also known as DR Congo, the DRC, Congo-Kinshasa or simply the Congo, is a country located in Central Africa.

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Early Pleistocene

The Early Pleistocene (also known as the Lower Pleistocene) is a subepoch in the international geologic timescale or a subseries in chronostratigraphy, being the earliest or lowest subdivision of the Quaternary period/system and Pleistocene epoch/series.

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Greater double-collared sunbird

The greater double-collared sunbird (Cinnyris afer) (formerly placed in the genus Nectarinia), is a small bird in the sunbird family.

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Henry Morton Stanley

Sir Henry Morton Stanley (born John Rowlands; 28 January 1841 – 10 May 1904) was a Welsh journalist and explorer who was famous for his exploration of central Africa and his search for missionary and explorer David Livingstone.

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The Holocene is the current geological epoch.

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Hyperolius nasutus

Hyperolius nasutus is a species of frog in the family Hyperoliidae.

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Ilex mitis

Ilex mitis (commonly called Cape holly, African holly, waterboom or umDuma) is a tall, dense, evergreen tree that is indigenous to Southern Africa.

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Joseph Thomson (explorer)

Joseph Thomson (14 February 1858 – 2 August 1895) was a Scottish geologist and explorer who played an important part in the Scramble for Africa.

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Katanga Province

Katanga was one of the eleven provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo between 1966 and 2015, when it was split into the Tanganyika, Haut-Lomami, Lualaba and Haut-Katanga provinces.

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Lake Tanganyika

Lake Tanganyika is an African Great Lake.

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Lufuko River

The Lufuko River (or Lufuku) is a river in the Democratic Republic of the Congo that empties into Lake Tanganyika beside the village of Mpala in Tanganyika Province (formerly Katanga Province).

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Miombo is the vernacular word for Brachystegia, a genus of tree comprising a large number of tree species together with Julbernadia species in woodlands.

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Moba, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Moba is a town located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Tanganyika Province.

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Mulobozi River

The Mulobozi River is a stream in Tanganyika Province (formerly Katanga Province) of the southeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Nature reserve

A nature reserve (also called a natural reserve, bioreserve, (natural/nature) preserve, or (national/nature) conserve) is a protected area of importance for wildlife, flora, fauna or features of geological or other special interest, which is reserved and managed for conservation and to provide special opportunities for study or research.

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Parinari excelsa

Parinari excelsa, the Guinea plum, is a species of tree in the Chrysobalanaceae family.

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Quaternary is the current and most recent of the three periods of the Cenozoic Era in the geologic time scale of the International Commission on Stratigraphy (ICS).

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Richard Francis Burton

Sir Richard Francis Burton (19 March 1821 – 20 October 1890) was a British explorer, geographer, translator, writer, soldier, orientalist, cartographer, ethnologist, spy, linguist, poet, fencer, and diplomat.

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Syzygium cordatum

Syzygium cordatum is an evergreen, water-loving tree, which grows to a height of 8–15 m. This tree is often found near streams, on forest margins or in swampy spots.

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Ujiji is the oldest town in western Tanzania, located about 6 miles (10 km) south of Kigoma.

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Marungu Mountains, Marungu massif, Marungu plateau.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marungu_highlands

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