Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
March 16, 2003
Mount Kilimanjaro (Kilima Njaro or “shining mountain” in Swahili), the highest point in Africa, reaches 5,895 meters (19,340 feet) above sea level, tall enough to maintain a permanent snow cap despite being just 330 kilometers (210 miles) south of the equator. SRTM image.
Topics: Hospitality Recreation, Kilimanjaro Region, Geology, Geography, Environment, Kilimanjaro, Snow line, Njaro, Stratovolcanoes, Moshi, Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa