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English explorers John Hanning Speke (1827-1864) and James Augustus Grant (1827-1892) at Gondokoro, south Sudan, at the end of their expedition, where they were met by Samuel (1821-1893) and Florence (1841-1916) Baker. On their 1860-1863 expedition Speke and Grant mapped parts of Lake Victoria Nyanza, Africa, and Speke found the outlet of the lake into the White Nile which he named Ripon Falls. From 'Heroes of Britain in Peace and War' by Edwin Hodder (London, c1880),

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English explorers John Hanning Speke (1827-1864) and James Augustus Grant (1827-1892) at Gondokoro, south Sudan, at the end of their expedition, where they were met by Samuel (1821-1893) and Florence (1841-1916) Baker. On their 1860-1863 expedition Speke and Grant mapped parts of Lake Victoria Nyanza, Africa, and Speke found the outlet of the lake into the White Nile which he named Ripon Falls.  From 'Heroes of Britain in Peace and War' by Edwin Hodder (London, c1880),