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Who is Lake Victoria named after?

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May 04, 2009 9:58AM

http://www.answers.com/topic/john-hanning-speke Searching for the source of the Nile in 1858, John Hanning Speke was the first European to sight it. He named it for Queen Victoria http://www.answers.com/topic/queen-victoria You mean, Lake Victoria, I suppose. Named after a British queen, Queen Victoria of England For more information, check here- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Victoria For more information on Queen Victoria, check here- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_victoria