Portuguese land at Sierra Leone
Fernando Poo (Port) lands at Benin.
Portuguese land at St. Catherine.
Portugese discover mouth of the Congo River.
Portuguese establish post at Walvis Bay.
Portuguese land at Cape of Good Hope.
Lake Tana discovered by Bruce.
Operating from Timbuktu, Mungo Park
explores most of Niger River.
Denham, Clapperton and Oudney cross Sahara,
from Tripoli, Libya to Lake Chad.
Rene Caillie becomesn first European to travel
across Sahara from Fez to Timbuktu and back.
John and Richard Lander find mouth of Niger River.
Mt. Kilimanjaro discovered by Rebmann.
Livingston begins 4 yr. trek across Southern Africa.
Livingston discovers Victoria Falls
on upper Zambezi River.
Livingston ends trek at Quelimane
at mouth of Zambezi.
Livingston | Speke
Speke finds Lake Victoria.
Speke and Burtan find Lake Tanganyika.
Lake Albert discovered by Baker.
Stanley finds Livingston at Ujiji.
Stanley traces Congo River
from interior to it's mouth.
Teleki and von Hohnel discover Lake Rudolf.