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Range Name(s): Great Escarpment, Southern Africa Mountains, Большой Уступ, Великий Уступ, Уступ Роджерса, Горы Южной Африки... Read more     Geology: Tectonic
Max. Elevation: 3 482 m / 11 424 ft     Snow Line: Absent
Region(s): Africa     Average Length: 1 553 miles / 2 500 km
Location: South Africa: Lesotho: Mozambique: Zimbabwe: Namibia: Angola:     Average Width: 150-500 miles / 93-311 km
Activity Type: Please update     Latitude/Longitude: -32°-22'-26.974''S
27°2'1.239''E
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Parent Range: Please update     Nearest Airport(s): Oliver Reginald Tambo International (JNB); Cape Town International Airport (CPT);
National Park(s): Please update     Convenience Center(s): Please update

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The Great Escarpment, which edges the central Southern African plateau, is a major geological formation in Africa. While it lies predominantly within the borders of South Africa, in the east it extends northwards to form the border between Mozambique and Zimbabwe, and in the west it continues northwards into Namibia and Angola. Different names are applied to different stretches of the Great Escarpment, the most well-known section being the Drakensberg. The Schwarzrand and edge of the Khomas Highland in Namibia, as well as the Serra da Chela in Angola, are also well-known names.... Read more

Africa, Zimbabwe:

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  • 809 m / 2 654 ft
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Africa, Mozambique:

  • 809 m / 2 654 ft
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Africa, Lesotho: Mokhotlong

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Africa,

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  • Moderate 
  • 0 people climbed it

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