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General Geography

Armstrong, A L and Jones N (1936) The antiquity of man in Rhodesia as demonstrated by stone implements of the ancient Zambezi gravels, south of the Victoria Falls. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institue, ixvi. Available online.

Baines T (1858) Notes on the Zambesi Expedition, Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of London, Vol. 3, No. 3 (1858 - 1859), pp. 99-106. Available online

Bond G and Clark J D (1954) The Quaternary Sequence in the Middle Zambezi Valley, South African Archaelogical Bulletin, Vol IX, pp 115-130. Available Online.

Cooke H B & Clark J D (1940) New Fossil Elephant Remains from the Victoria Falls Transactions of the Royal Society of Southern Africa 27:287-319. Available online

Derricourt R M (1976) Retrogression Rate of the Victoria Falls and the Batoka Gorge Nature 264, pp 23-25. Available online

Lamplugh G W. (1907) Geology of the Zambezi Basin around Batoka Gorge Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 63, pp 162-216. Available online.

Lamplugh G. W. (1908) The Gorge and Basin of the Zambezi below the Victoria Falls, Rhodesia, The Geographical Journal, Vol. 31, No. 2 (Feb 1908), pp. 133-152. Available online

Lamplugh G. W. (1908) The Gorge and Basin of the Zambezi below the Victoria Falls, Rhodesia (Continued), The Geographical Journal, Vol. 31, No. 3 (Mar., 1908), pp. 287-303. Available online

Macrae F. B. (1938) Some Notes on Part of the Gwembe Valley in Northern Rhodesia, The Geographical Journal, Vol. 91, No. 5 (May, 1938), pp. 446-449. Available online

Maufe H B (1936) The Geology of the Victoria Falls The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institue of Great Britain and Ireland. Vol 66 (Jul-Dec 1936), p348-368. Available online.

Maufe H B (1938) New Sections in the Kalahari Beds at the Victoria Falls, Rhodesia Transactions of the Geological Society of South Africa 41, p211-224

Molyneux A. J. C. (1905) The Physical History of the Victoria Falls, The Geographical Journal, Vol. 25, No. 1 (Jan 1905), pp. 40-55. Available online

Molyneux A. J. C. (1905) The Victoria Falls of the Zambezi, Bulletin of the American Geographical Society, Vol. 37, No. 4 (1905), pp. 213-216. Available online

Molyneux, A. J. C. (1905), The Zambezi River and the Victoria Falls. Proceedings of the Rhodesia Scientific Association 5:25-29

Moore A.E. and Larkin P.A. (2001) Drainage evolution in south-central Africa since the breakup of Gondwana, South African Journal of Geology, March 2001, v. 104, p. 47-68 Available online

Nugent C (1990b) The Zambezi River: Tectonism, Climatic Change and Drainage Evolution. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 78:55–69. Available online.

Phillipson, D. W (1968) The Early Iron Age in Zambia: Regional Variants and some Tentative Conclusions Longman, Journal of African History, ix, pp 191-211. Available online.

Shaw P A (1985) Late Quaternary Landforms and Environmental Changes in Northwest Botswana Transactions Institue of British Geographers, x, p333-346

Shaw P A and Thomas D G S (1988) Lake Caprivi: a Late Quaternary link between the Zambezi and Middle Kalahari Drainage Systems Zeitschrift fur Geomorphologie, xxxii, p329-337

Sicard, H von (1948) The Humbe under Chief Bangwe. NADA no 25.

Varian H. F. (1934) Notes on a Survey of the Victoria Falls in 1905-1906, The Geographical Journal, Vol. 84, No. 1 (Jul 1934), pp. 65-72. Available online

Cape to Cairo

A Section along the Railway from Cape Town to the Victoria Falls, A. H. Wallis, The Geographical Journal
Vol. 36, No. 3 (Sep., 1910), pp. 339-343 Subscription

Railway Development of Africa, Present and Future, Charles Metcalfe, The Geographical Journal
Vol. 47, No. 1 (Jan 1916), pp. 3-17 Subscription

The Cape to Cairo Railway, Robert Williams, Journal of the Royal African Society.
Vol. 20, No. 80 (Jul 1921), pp. 241-258 Subscription

The Cape to Cairo Railway, W.T. Stead, McClure's Magazine.
August 1899, pp. 320-333 Subscription

The Victoria Falls Bridge

THE INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS. SESSION 1906-1907.-PART IV. SECT. 1. MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS 19 March, 1907. Sir ALEXANDER B. W. KENNEDY, LL.D., F.R.S., President, in the Chair. (Paper No 3675). "The Victoria Falls Bridge." By GEORGE ANDREW HOBSON, Inst. C.E. M.
Volume 170, Issue 1907, January 1907, pages 1–23 Subscription
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Volume 170, Issue 1907, January 1907, pages 32–49 Subscription

Life and Death at the Old Drift, Victoria Falls 1898-1905

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