Editors. "Comité d'études du Haut-Congo formed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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Leopold II of Belgium establishes a 'Comité d'études du Haut-Congo', formed to organise the Belgian colonial advance in the extremely difficult environment of the Congo basin.