Interesting Facts about Mount Kenya

History of Mount Kenya National Park Mount Kenya is an extinct volcano (last eruption 2.6 million years ago), which originally rose over 3 million years ago. At its peak, it reached heights of 19,700ft (6000m) before being eroded down to its current height. Formed by two extended glacial periods, research indicates that the lowest elevation […]

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About Mount Meru in Tanzania

At 4566 metres tall, Mount Meru is one of the highest mountains in Africa and the second highest in Tanzania, after Kilimanjaro. This conical volcano last erupted more than a century ago. Some 250 000 years ago, a massive volcanic explosion blew away the entire eastern side of the mountain giving Mount Meru its distinctive […]

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