Stanley's Congo Expedition

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Henry Morton Stanley (January 28, 1841–May 10, 1904) mounted an expedition in 1874 that charted Lake Victoria, and from 1874 to 1877 he traced the course of the Congo River. He started the expedition with 356 people at Bogamoyo on November 17, 1874. After 999 days, on August 9, 1877, Stanley reached the mouth of the Congo River with 114 people.

Contributed by: Izidor Hafner (June 2014)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



The river data is taken from MicroCAM.


[1] MicroCAM. (May 13, 2014)

[2] Wikipedia. "Henry Morton Stanley." (May 18, 2014)

[3] N. Ettinger, E. J. G. Huxley, and P. Hamilton, Africa and Asia: Mapping Two Continents, London: Aldus Books, 1973.

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