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Dr David Livingstone: Livingstone's journals - Victoria Falls

Livingstone describes Victoria Falls in his journals

An extract from Dr Livingstone's journals, in which he describes his journey down the Zambezi River to see the Mosi-oa-tunya falls, which he names Victoria Falls in honour of his Queen. (See also the first drama in this section).

There are dangerous currents, rapids and rocks along the river, making the journey by canoe extremely hazardous.

However, the glorious scenery is well worth the risk and Livingstone tries to do it justice in his description of the magnificent waterfalls.

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