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Pilkington Bay, Lake Victoria, East Africa
Reference
Stager, J.C., Cumming, B.F. and Meeker, L.D. 2003. A 10,000-year high-resolution diatom record from Pilkington Bay, Lake Victoria, East Africa. Quaternary Research 59: 172-181.

Description
The authors analyzed diatom types and abundances found in a sediment core retrieved from Pilkington Bay, Lake Victoria, East Africa (018'N, 3320'E), relating them to the ratio of precipitation to evaporation (P/E) and/or lake depth. This work revealed, in their words, that "major droughts occurred ca. 1200-600 yr B.P. during Europe's Medieval Warm Period."