Murchison Falls

The world’s powerful Murchison Falls is considered as the most significant feature to ever happen on the course of the Nile River.

The area is shaped by strong impermeable rocks are narrowed leaving a less than 8m ravine where the Nile River squeezed to pass through it before falling 43m below to what has been called the Devil’s Cauldron forming a plume of spray surrounded by a thunderous roar marked by a trademark rainbow.

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River Nile which is the only outlet of Lake Victoria, the largest tropical lake in the world, second largest fresh water lake in the world and the largest lake in Africa releases 300 cubic meters of water per second which converge at Murchison Falls to pass through an 8m. The waterfall is named after Sir Roderick Murchison the then President of the Royal Geographical Society by Sir Samuel Baker on 14th March 1864.

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Murchison Falls Images

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