Mountains of the Moon


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Africa: see RuwenzoriRuwenzori
, mountain range, E central Africa, on the Uganda-Congo border, in the western arm of the Great Rift Valley between lakes Albert and Edward. This fault-block range is composed of ancient crystalline rock; Uganda's Kilembe copper mine is located in the range's eastern
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Mountains of the Moon,

Africa: see RuwenzoriRuwenzori
, mountain range, E central Africa, on the Uganda-Congo border, in the western arm of the Great Rift Valley between lakes Albert and Edward. This fault-block range is composed of ancient crystalline rock; Uganda's Kilembe copper mine is located in the range's eastern
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References in classic literature ?
Over the Mountains Of the Moon, Down the Valley of the Shadow, Ride, boldly ride,' The shade replied, -'If you seek for Eldorado
You mean the Mountains of the Moon, which are not quite so far off.
Not another soul knows that he is this side of the Mountains of the Moon.
He told him of the red ibises, who stand in long rows on the banks of the Nile, and catch gold-fish in their beaks; of the Sphinx, who is as old as the world itself, and lives in the desert, and knows everything; of the merchants, who walk slowly by the side of their camels, and carry amber beads in their hands; of the King of the Mountains of the Moon, who is as black as ebony, and worships a large crystal; of the great green snake that sleeps in a palm-tree, and has twenty priests to feed it with honey-cakes; and of the pygmies who sail over a big lake on large flat leaves, and are always at war with the butterflies.
Thou dost mark well, faithful and trusty squire, the gloom of this night, its strange silence, the dull confused murmur of those trees, the awful sound of that water in quest of which we came, that seems as though it were precipitating and dashing itself down from the lofty mountains of the Moon, and that incessant hammering that wounds and pains our ears; which things all together and each of itself are enough to instil fear, dread, and dismay into the breast of Mars himself, much more into one not used to hazards and adventures of the kind.
Group Launches 17 Original Tracks on Third Album, Mountains of the Moon
There will be earthrise over the mountains of the moon long, long after man has gone.
The glaciers and snowcaps on the Rwenzoris, also known as the Mountains of the Moon, have started melting at an alarming pace due to the combined effect of global warming and a 30 percent reduction in Uganda's forest cover.
It was developed by Hope, Chester & District Housing Trust, VMM, Halton Housing Trust and the Mountains of the Moon University and St Joseph's Technical College in Uganda.
empty as the volcanic plain of the Mountains of the Moon where my fear
This was later changed to the Ruwenzori, better known as the Mountains of the Moon.