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Peaks of Kilimanjaro: Random Facts

There are actually three peaks on Kilimanjaro, despite many people seeing one mountain with a big hump.

The peaks of Kilimanjaro are the following:Shira Peak (3962 meters), Uhuru Peak (5896 meters) and Mawenzi (5149 meters).

Shira and Mawenzi are both extinct volcanoes. Mawenzi is the third highest peak in Africa after Mount Kenya.

By Peter Baxter | Permalink | No Comments | February 1st, 2007
Tags: History and Facts, Kilimanjaro, Mawenzi, Mountain Facts, Shira, Uhuru
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