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[[caption]] Map illustrating the principal tributaries and lakes composing the Zaire River Basin (after G. Marlier) [[/caption]]


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River Sediment Loads

The waters of the Zaire River vary in color from brown to blue indicating that the suspended sediment load differs among channels. The blue waters of Lake Tumba contain little to no suspended sediments. (51D-39-94)

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[[top image caption: Map illustrating the principal tributaries and lakes composing the Zaire River Basin (after G. Marlier)]]

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