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Elisofon, Eliot
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1970
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1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Virunga National Park covers the western shores of Lake Edward while elsewhere, marshland, grassland plateau and plains dominate the park. The Rwenzori Mountains lie on the Ugandan border and rise to alpine meadows and a glacier, while Nyiragongo and Nyamuragira are both active volcanoes with substantial associated lava plains. The neighbourin...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Virunga National Park covers the western shores of Lake Edward while elsewhere, marshland, grassland plateau and plains dominate the park. The Rwenzori Mountains lie on the Ugandan border and rise to alpine meadows and a glacier, while Nyiragongo and Nyamuragira are both active volcanoes with substantial associated lava plains. The neighbourin...

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Bracher, Maya
Dates:
1970
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1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The park includes: part of Lake Edward (Lake Rutangize), the Semliki River valley, parts of the Rwindi, Ishasha and Rutshuru valleys south of the lake, the Virunga area within former Zaïre, and part of the Rwenzori range. Lake Edward belongs to the Nile river system and Lake Kivu to the Congo Basin river system. Some of the largest wild animal con...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Zaire is estimated to hold 13 percent of the world's hydroelectrical potential. The largest site is the Inga hydroelectrical complex. Smaller plants provided electricity to primarly urban areas. These included complexes on the Inkisi River near Kinshasa, on the Tshopo River near Kisangani, on the Aruwimi River near Bunia, on the Ruzizi River suppl...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The park includes: part of Lake Edward (Lake Rutangize), the Semliki River valley, parts of the Rwindi, Ishasha and Rutshuru valleys south of the lake, the Virunga area within former Zaïre, and part of the Rwenzori (Ruwenzori) range. Lake Edward belongs to the Nile river system and Lake Kivu to the Congo Basin river system. Some of the largest wil...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Semliki River is part of the upper drainage of the Albert Nile. It connects Lake Edward and Lake Albert and is 143 mi (230 km) long. For part of its course, it forms the boundary between Semliki National Park and Virunga National Park. Wildlife, including elephants, hippopotamuses, crocodiles, and antelope, is abundant. The river's delta, chok...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Rapidly expanding agricultural populations, the Bantu and the Sudanese, occupy the outskirts of the Ituri Forest, to the north and the east. These communities are in the process of clearing the forests, using inadequate methods which are destroying the subsoil." [Meurant G., Farris thompson R., 1995: Mbuti Design, Thames and Hudson Inc.]. This pho...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"In the 1980s, coffee was Zaire's largest agricultural export. Two major varieties are grown in Zaire: the hearthy robusta that is grown in the Ubangi, Uele, Kivu, Kasai, and Bas-Zaire areas; and the lighter Arabica, which constitutes one-fifth of the total crop, that grows in the higher altitudes of eastern Kivu and Ituri." [F. Scott Bobb, 1999: H...

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Elisofon, Eliot
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1951
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Lying slightly north of the Equator, the Ruwenzori Range has a maximum breadth of 30 miles (50 km) and extends south-north for 80 miles (130 km) between Lake Edward and Lake Albert. The Ruwenzori Range falls steeply westward to the Western Rift Valley, while its descent to the east is more gradual, leading to the uplands of the western part of Uga...

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Elisofon, Eliot
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1970
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The vegetation of the Albertine Rift is dominated by montane rainforest, but it undergoes changes with altitude, from the glaciers and rock at the top of the Rwenzori Mountains (5 100 m), down through alpine moorland (3 400-4 500 m), giant Senecio and lobelia vegetation (3 100-3 600 m), giant heather (3 000-3 500 m), raised bogs (3 000-4 000 m), b...

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