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Verney Lovett Cameron (1844-1894) English explorer in Central Africa. Born at Radipole near Weymouth, Dorset. Cameron's expedition to Africa (1872-1875). Being received by the king of the Congo. Cameron was chosen by the Royal Geographical Society to find Livingstone, but arrived after Livingstone was dead. He traced the Congo-Zambesi watershed for a great distance, and explored the southern half of Lake Tanganyika. Engraving from 'Le Journal de la Jeunesse' (Paris, c1879).

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Verney Lovett Cameron (1844-1894) English explorer in Central Africa. Born at Radipole near Weymouth, Dorset.  Cameron's expedition to Africa (1872-1875). Being received by the king of the Congo. Cameron was chosen by the Royal Geographical Society to find Livingstone, but arrived after Livingstone was dead.  He traced the Congo-Zambesi watershed for a great distance, and explored the southern half of Lake Tanganyika.  Engraving from 'Le Journal de la Jeunesse' (Paris, c1879).