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Mweru, Lake

Mweru, Lake (mwāˈrō) [key], c.70 mi (110 km) long and 30 mi (50 km) wide, alt. c.3,000 ft (910 m), central Africa, on the Congo-Zambia border. It is drained to the north by the Luvua River. The lake has large fisheries.

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