Lakes of the African Rift Valley
Provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE
The lakes of the African Rift Valley exhibit wide variations in water color as can be seen in this SeaWiFS image. From left to right the lakes are: Lake Upembe, Lake Mwaru, Lake Tanganyika (largest), and Lake Rukwa. This image spans the southeastern corner of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, northeastern Zambia, and southern Tanzania.