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    Waterfall on Inkisi River, Zongo Falls, Congo (Democratic Republic), [negative].
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    Waterfall on Inkisi River, Zongo Falls, Congo (Democratic Republic), [negative].
    Contained in: 
    Eliot Elisofon Field photographs, 1942-1972
    Phy. Description: 
    photographic negative b&w; 35mm.
    Digital Reference: 
    "Zaire (Congo) is estimated to hold 13 percent of the world's hydroelectrical potential. The largest site is the Inga hydroelectrical complex. Smaller plants provided electricity to primarly urban areas. These included complexes on the Inkisi River near Kinshasa, on the Tshopo River near Kisangani, on the Aruwimi River near Bunia, on the Ruzizi River supplying Bukavu and Burundi, and other smaller stations." [F. Scott Bobb, 1999: Historical Dictionary of Democratic Republic of Congo, The Scarecrow Press]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
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    Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
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    Aerial photography
    Natural landscapes
    Subject - Geographical: 
    Congo (Democratic Republic)
    Form / Genre: 
    Black-and-white negatives
    Repository Loc: 
    Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of African Art, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, 950 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20560-0708
    Local Number: 
    EEPA EENG 07625
    EENG-I-42a, 2.
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