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Uniquely Africa. Climate & Vegetation. The Sahel. Mount Kilimanjaro. Africa’s most recognized feature Tallest mountain in Africa Famous snow cap is disappearing (Will be gone in a few years). Victoria Falls. Largest waterfall in the world

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Mount Kilimanjaro

  • Africa’s most recognized feature

  • Tallest mountain in Africa

  • Famous snow cap is disappearing (Will be gone in a few years)

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Victoria Falls

  • Largest waterfall in the world

  • considered to be among the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.

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Great Rift Valley

  • Extends throughout East Africa

  • Created by Techtonic Movement

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Serengeti Plains

  • hosts the largest mammal migration in the world

  • contains several national parks and game reserves

  • diverse species due to diverse habitats ranging from riverine forests, swamps, grasslands and woodlands

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Namib & Kalahari Deserts

  • Namib considered to be the oldest desert in the world.

  • Namib-Naukluft National Park, the largest game reserve in Africa

  • Large arid to semi-arid area that supports more animals and plants than a true desert.

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Lake Victoria

  • Africa’s largest lake by area

  • largest tropical lake in the world

  • world's second largest freshwater lake by surface area

  • Africa's largest inland fishery

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Ethiopian Highlands

  • A rugged mass of mountains in Ethiopia

  • Sometimes called the “Roof of Africa”

  • Contain grasslands, woodlands and desert areas

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Niger River

  • Principal river of western Africa

  • Floods yearly

  • Flows into the Niger River Delta

  • Used for irrigation and electricity

  • Navigable only part of the year

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Congo River

  • Deepest river in the world (measured depths of 750 ft+)

  • Navigable only in section (not navigable from the sea)

  • Three major waterfalls

  • Potential source of hydroelectric power

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Drakensberg Mountains

  • Highest mountain range in Southern Africa

  • Caves are frequent (many have ancient cave paintings)

  • Contain world's second- highest waterfall (Tugela Falls)