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The River Niger has its source from


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The River Niger has its source from

Options

A) Fouta Djallon Island

B) Lake Guinea

C) Upper Volta

D) Timbuktu

The correct answer is A.

Explanation:

Fouta Djallon is a highland region in the center of Guinea, in West Africa. Consisting of a series of stepped sandstone plateaus with many picturesque trenches and gorges, the region serves as the watershed for some of western Africa’s greatest rivers. The Fouta's eastern slopes feed various tributaries of the Niger River; and its extension to the extreme southeast, known as the Guinea Highlands, contains the Niger's source.

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  • Fouta Djallon is a highland region in the center of Guinea, in West Africa. Consisting of a series of stepped sandstone plateaus with many picturesque trenches and gorges, the region serves as the watershed for some of western Africa’s greatest rivers. The Fouta's eastern slopes feed various tributaries of the Niger River; and its extension to the extreme southeast, known as the Guinea Highlands, contains the Niger's source.

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