Kyoga Lake

Kyoga Lake
Lake, south-central Uganda.

It is formed by the Victoria Nile, which flows through it. It has a maximum depth of 25 ft (8 m), restricting navigation to shallow-draft vessels. About 80 mi (129 km) long, it has an area of 1,710 sq mi (4,429 sq km).

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Kyoga also spelled  Kioga 
 lake located north of Lake Victoria (Victoria, Lake) in central Uganda, formed by the Victoria Nile in its middle course. The many-armed lake is shallow, with swampy, papyrus-reeded shores; masses of papyrus are broken loose by strong winds and at times have completely blocked the river. Navigation for shallow-draft vessels is possible between Namasagali and Masindi Port. The lake is about 80 miles (129 km) long and is 3,390 feet (1,033 metres) above sea level.

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