Published on: November 5, 2022

Mt. Kilimanjaro

Mt. Kilimanjaro

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http://uslanka.net/2015/03/14/a-cricketer-and-a-family-man/ Tanzania’s army has deployed hundreds of troops to help firefighters who have been battling a blaze on Africa’s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro

Highlights

Mt. Kilimanjaro 

  • It is a dormant volcano in Tanzania.
  • It has three volcanic cones: Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira.
  • It is the highest mountain in Africa and the highest single free-standing mountain above sea level in the world.
  • It is the highest volcano in Africa and the Eastern Hemisphere.
  • Kilimanjaro is the fourth most topographically prominent peak on Earth.
  • It is part of Kilimanjaro National Park and is a major hiking and climbing destination.
  • Its parent range is the Eastern Rift mountains.