Monday, April 09, 2007

Kilimanjaro - Africa's Highest Mountain

Here are the facts on Kilimanjaro, Africa's Highest Mountain...

Location: Tanzania, Africa

Height: 19,340ft/5895m

What: Volcano

History: First climbed in 1889 by German geographer Hans Meyer and Austrian mountaineer Ludwig Purtscheller

Other: One of the seven summits; the world's highest free-standing mountain


Facts and info about volcanoes:

Comprehensive Kilimanjaro website:

Chagga;Tanzania's third largest ethnic group:

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