National Geographic : 1935 Jun
©J.L.Smith A MAIL TRAIN HALTS ON THE ZAMBEZI RIVER BRIDGE WHILE PASSENGERS VIEW VICTORIA FALLS This majestic cataract, discovered and named by Livingstone in 1855, is about 800 miles from the river's source. The Falls are almost two and ahalf times ashigh as Niagara (see text, page 765). During floodtime their roar is audible ten miles away. From the chasm rise dense clouds of spray, and tothe natives the Falls are known as "Smoke That Thunders."