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Boyoma Falls

Boyoma Falls (bōyōˈmə) [key], formerly Stanley Falls, seven cataracts on the Lualaba River, extending c.60 mi (100 km) between Kisangani and Ubundu, N central Congo (Kinshasa), central Africa. The falls have a drop of c.200 ft (60 m) and are circumvented by a short railroad.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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