Physical Features and Resources

What is the world’s longest freshwater lake

Lake Tanganyika is 420 miles (676 kilometers) long, the longest freshwater lake in the world, but it’s only between 10 and 45 miles (16 to 72 kilometers) wide. It lies on the border between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Tanzania. It is also the world’s second-deepest lake, with a maximum depth of 4,710 feet (1,436 meters).


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