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Title: The story of Africa and its explorers
Year: 1892 (1890s)
Authors: Brown, Robert, 1842-1895
Publisher: London : Cassell
Contributing Library: University of Connecticut Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Boston Library Consortium Member Libraries
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ccordingly by 1884 he was againon his way, accompanied by his wife and * Holub : Seven Years in South Africa, 2 Vols.(1881); Colonisations Af rika^ ; Das Ma-Rutse-Ma-Bunda Reich ; Pelzeln and Holub : Supplemente zurOrnithologie Siid-Afrikas ; Holub and Neumeyer: Beitrage zur Erkenntniss der Kreideformation imGebiete der Fliisse Zwartkop und Zondaag, and otherpapers. See also Procccdbuj.i of the Royal GeographicalSocuity, 1880, pp. 166, 261. provided with what he considered amplefunds for a journey from CapeTown to Cairo. Unfortunately, IX^tiTlhowever, like so many travellers lucklesswho have been successful on smallexpeditions. Dr. Holub failed to do anythingcommensurate with the scale on which hisnew one Avas planned. This, however, wasnot due to any remissness of energy on hispart or on the part of his courageous wife.After being delayed some months at Pandama-tenka (p. 204), he passed beyond the Zambesion the 10th of June, 1886, and began hisiourney in the Batoka (Batonga) country.
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DR. EMIL HOLUB.(From a Photograph hy J. Mulac, Prague.) penetrating in a northerly direction with aslight bearing to the east—crossing Selousroute of 1877-78 (p. 216) for a distance of305 miles. All this region is described ascovered with small trees, among which thetsetse fly abounds. The Luengue (Living-stones Loangwa) tributary of the Zambesi hefound flowed from the north-west, and notfrom the north, as its discoverer had inferredfrom native information; while he did notfind the vallc}^ of the Zambesi bordered on bothsides of its middle course by hilly country.Dr. Holub, on the contrary, saw on the northside of the river a vast extent of low-lying, 224 THE STOliY OF AFRICA. marsh-covered land, where even m the coolest Bashukulompo. This section of Africa isseason the traveller is apt to contract inter- watered by the Loangwa, and is more elevatedmittent fever. To the N.N.E. of the Batoka than that of the Batoka. The people inhabit-
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