Rudolf, Lake

Rudolf, Lake
geographical name — see turkana (Lake)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Rudolf,Lake — Rudolf, Lake See Turkana, Lake. * * * …   Universalium

  • Rudolf, Lake — or Lake Turkana Lake, mainly in northern Kenya. The fourth largest of the eastern African lakes, it lies 1,230 ft (375 m) above sea level in the Great Rift Valley and covers an area of 2,473 sq mi (6,405 sq km). The three main islands in the lake …   Universalium

  • RUDOLF LAKE —    in British East Africa, close to the highlands of S. Ethiopia, practically an inland sea, being 160 m. long and 20 broad, and brackish in taste; discovered in 1888 …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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  • Lake Turkana — Infobox lake lake name = Lake Turkana Jade Sea image lake = Lake turkana.jpg caption lake = image bathymetry = caption bathymetry = coords = coord|3|3|N|36|1|E|type:waterbody region:KY/ET|display=inline,title type = Saline, monomictic, alkaline,… …   Wikipedia

  • Rudolf — /rooh dolf/, n. 1. Max, born 1902, U.S. orchestra conductor, born in Germany. 2. Lake, former name of Turkana (def. 3). 3. a male given name, form of Rolf. * * * I born Aug. 21, 1858, Schloss Laxenburg, near Vienna, Austria died Jan. 30, 1889,… …   Universalium

  • lake — lake1 /layk/, n. 1. a body of fresh or salt water of considerable size, surrounded by land. 2. any similar body or pool of other liquid, as oil. 3. (go) jump in the lake, (used as an exclamation of dismissal or impatience.) [bef. 1000; ME lak(e) …   Universalium

  • Lake — /layk/, n. Simon, 1866 1945, U.S. engineer and naval architect. * * * I Relatively large body of slow moving or standing water that occupies an inland basin. Lakes are most abundant in high northern latitudes and in mountain regions, particularly …   Universalium

  • Rudolf Caracciola — Caracciola (seated) with his first wife Charlotte at a race in 1931. Nationality …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Chew Bahir — The remnants of Lake Chew Bahir as seen from space. Coordinates …   Wikipedia

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