The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A lake of East Central Africa, stretching between the Congo Free State (W.) and German East Africa (E.); discovered by Speke and Burton in 1858; more carefully explored by Livingstone and Stanley in 1871; the overflow is carried off by the Lukuga into the Upper Congo; is girt round by lofty mountains; length 420 m., breadth from 15 to 80 m.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Tanganyika'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/t/tanganyika.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.