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I am back home now after my great African adventure. With this photo of Victoria Falls I start my travelogue of a journey but at the same time I post the photo from Zimbabwe, it is fiftieth country I show on TE.

Wiki: The Victoria Falls or Mosi-oa-Tunya (Tokaleya Tonga: the Smoke that Thunders; the 'i' is silent) is a waterfall located in southern Africa on the Zambezi River between the countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe.
David Livingstone, the Scottish missionary and explorer, is believed to have been the first European to view the Victoria Falls, on the 16th November 1855. David Livingstone gave the falls the name 'Victoria Falls' in honour of Queen Victoria, but the indigenous name of 'Mosi-oa-Tunya' is also well known. The WorldWhile it is neither the highest nor the widest waterfall in the world, it is claimed to be the largest. This claim is based on a width of 1,708 metres and height of 108 metres (354 ft), forming the largest sheet of falling water in the world. Heritage List recognizes both names.

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  • Copyright: Malgorzata Kopczynska (emka) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5260 W: 84 N: 13535] (77306)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2012-09-23
  • Categories: Nature
  • Exposure: f/10.0, 1/60 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2012-10-15 12:39
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