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Range Name(s): Great African Rift Valley, Восточно-Африканская рифтовая долина, Восточно-Африканский разлом, Великая рифтовая долина, Great Rift Valley, Gran Valle del Rift, Großer Afrikanischer Grabenbruch, 大地溝帯, 東非大裂谷, Большой Африканский Разлом... Read more     Geology: Tectonic, Volcanic
Max. Elevation: 5 895 m / 19 341 ft     Snow Line: 4 700-5 500 m/ 15 420-18 045 ft
Region(s): Africa     Average Length: 3 105 miles / 5 000 km
Location: Tanzania: Zambia: Uganda: Rwanda: Burundi: Kenya: Mozambique: Zimbabwe:     Average Width: 93-466 miles/ 150-750 km
Activity Type: Please update     Latitude/Longitude: 0°49'37.753''S
35°41'27.255''E
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Parent Range: Please update     Nearest Airport(s): Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Nairobi (NBO); Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO); Entebbe Airport (EBB);
National Park(s): Liwonde National Park; Mt. Kilimanjaro national park; Rwenzori Mountains National Park; Mt. Kenya National Park;     Convenience Center(s): Please update

YOUR CHANCE TO Edit

Ninety-nine percent of all mountaineering interest in Africa focuses on three massifs in Eastern part of the continent: Kilimanjaro (5895m/19, 341 ') in Tanzania, the highest point on the continent; Mount Kenya (5199m/17, 057 '), lower, but offering much more climbing challenge; and Ruwenzori Range (5109m/16, 761 ') on Uganda-Zaire border, the legendary mystery Mountains of the Moon.

DESCRIPTION Edit

East African Rift Valley - a major rift formation. Many isolated mountain formations formed around the fracture – many massifs, ranges and ridges, and volcanoes. In this part of Africa is a great number of national parks, the largest of which for mountaineering purposes are Kilimanjaro National Park and Mount Kenya National Park. Also there are crater of Ngorongoro Highlands with a caldera, volcano Meru, and Africa's largest lake Victoria.... Read more

LOCATION Edit

Extends from northern Ethiopia to central Mozambique in East Africa.

Africa, Tanzania:

  • 0 m / 0 ft
  • 0 people climbed it

Africa, Kenya:

  • 4 955 m / 16 257 ft
  • 0 people climbed it

Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo:

  • 0 m / 0 ft
  • 0 people climbed it

Africa, Ethiopia: Amhara

  • Ras Dashen
  • Mountaineering - 10 Day(s)
  • 1 Jan - 31 Dec
  • Moderate/ Challenging 
  • 0 people climbed it

Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo: Nord Kiv...

  • Mount Speke
  • Mountaineering - 5 Day(s)
  • 1 Jan - 31 Aug
  • Moderate/ Challenging 
  • 0 people climbed it

Africa, Uganda: Western Region

  • Mont Stanley
  • Mountaineering - 7 Day(s)
  • 1 Jan - 31 Dec
  • Moderate/ Challenging 
  • 0 people climbed it

Tanzania: Arusha

  • 5 Oct 2017 - 11 Oct 2017
  • Kilimanjaro(5895 m)
  • Machame

Tanzania:

  • 3 Jan 2017 - 9 Jan 2017
  • Kilimanjaro(5895 m)
  • Marangu Gate

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• The highest African peak located in Great African Rift Valley, and 99% of those who is climbing it believe they climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Whereas in fact, they summiting mountain Kibo, which is part of an massif Kilimanjaro and is one of its three craters.

 

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