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The Victoria Falls

The Victoria Falls indigenously known as mosi-oa-tunya is a water fall located in southern Africa on the Zambezi River between the countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe. The native name Mosi-oa-Tunya literally meaning the “ smoke that thunders “ and Victoria Falls both recognize by World Heritage List. The Fall is known as largest fall of the world. The Victoria Falls are some of the most famous, considered by some to be among the Seven Wonders of the World.
It believed that its view was first recorded by Scottish missionary and explorer David Livingstone for what is known by Livingstone Island in Zambia, the only accessible land of the falls. But David gave the falls the name Victoria Falls in honour of his queen Victoria.
He discovered the falls on 17 November 1855, during his 1852-56 journey from the upper Zambezi to the mouth of the river.
The quote of David Livingstone, the discoverer of the falls “No one can imagine the beauty of the view from anything witnessed in the England. It had never been seen before by European eyes; but scenes so lovely must have been gazed upon by angels in their flight.”

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