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peak, Africa: see KilimanjaroKilimanjaro
, highest mountain of Africa, NE Tanzania. An extinct volcano, it rises in two peaks, Uhuru (Kibo; 19,340 ft/5,895 m, Africa's highest point) and Mawenzi (17,564 ft/5,354 m), which are joined by a broad saddle (alt. c.15,000 ft/4,600 m).
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My headache progressed steadily throughout the morning as we climbed to Mawenzi Tarn, for me the most spectacular campsite of the whole trip, with stunning views of a volcanic caldera blown apart by a massive eruption.
Before the fiasco with our bags, the plan had been to spend an extra day and night at Mawenzi to help us acclimatise It may have been beneficial in the long run but I think most of us were glad to swap the tedium of a full day of doing nothing, for another challenging day's walk towards our ultimate goal.
Indeed there is no water available at the high camp so supplies have to be carried up from Mawenzi Tarn.
I am higher than Mawenzi, the old, grim, 17,564-foot peak seven miles away from the high cone of Kibo.
With its three volcanic cones, Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira, it is an inactive stratovolcano in north-eastern Tanzania.
It is located in Northeast Tanzania, near the Kenya border and rises in two snowcapped peaks: Uhuru (Kibo), the highest peak in Africa, and Mawenzi.
Mawenzi Resources Limited ("Mawenzi") has commenced an offer (the "Offer") to acquire the entire issued share capital of Zarara Oil and Gas Limited ("Zarara") (OTC BB: ZARAF) and all outstanding options and warrants to acquire Zarara ordinary shares.
Zarara is also pleased to announce the completion of a subscription agreement with Mawenzi Resources Limited ("Mawenzi") on April 23, 1999 pursuant to which Zarara has issued 1,746,193 ordinary shares to Mawenzi at a price of 40 pence (US$0.
It comprises three volcanoes - Kibo, Mawenzi and Shira.