Thursday, June 7, 2007
Kibo Summit of Kilimanjaro
Elevation 5,895 metres (19,340 feet)
Prominence 5,885 m (19,303 feet) Ranked 4th
Coordinates 030433S, 372112ECoordinates: 030433S, 372112E
Last eruption None in recorded history
First ascent 1889 by Hans Meyer, Ludwig Purtscheller, Johannes Kinyala Lauwo
Easiest route hike
Kilimanjaro, formerly Kaiser-Wilhelm-Spitze, is an inactive stratovolcano in north-eastern Tanzania.
Kilimanjaro is the tallest free-standing mountain rise in the world, rising 4,600 metres
(15,000 ft) from its base, and includes the highest peak in Africa at 5,895 metres (19,340 ft),
providing a dramatic view from the surrounding plains.