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Scottish explorer David Livingstone discovers Victoria Falls

David Livingstone, detail
11/17/1855
While crossing the African continent from the Indian Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean, the Scottish explorer David Livingstone discovers Victoria Falls, which he names after Queen Victoria of Great Britain. (By Brian Bockelman)
Source Citation: 
Neville Williams, ed., Chronology of World History, vol. 3 (Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 1999), 276.

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