The magnificent National Parks of Kenya
and Tanzania provide essential refuges
for many rare animals. Tourism flows in the cash needed to
sustain these conservation
efforts. The Lake Victoria is the worlds second largest
lake in the terms of surface 26,828 sq miles (69,484 sq km).
Around it, the rich volcanic soils support coffee, tea, cotton,
sugar cane and vegetables. Lake Tanganyika is 16,400 ft (5,000
m) in depth and lies 8,202 ft (2,500 m) above the sea level.
An extinct volcano, Kilimanjaro, is Africas highest
mountain 19,340 ft (5,895 m). In the dry regions, camels are
common, elsewhere herds
of cattle, sheep, and goats. Tsetse
Fly limits human settlement and agriculture in much of