National Geographic : 1922 Oct
SECURING BOATS TORN FROM THEIR MOORINGS AFTER A STORM ON LAKE TANGANYIKA Lake Tanganyika is subject to violent tropical storms, accompanied by impressive cloud, thunder, and lightning effects. The lake becomes a furious churning sea, dashing immense breakers far up the banks of its wood-fringed heights. Tanganyika isthe longest fresh-water lake inthe world-4oo-odd miles-and one of the most beautiful. Ujiji, on its eastern shore, is the memorablespot where Stanley found Livingstone. The lake was first visited by a European in 1858.