Ras Dashen


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Ras Dashen

(räs dä-shĕn`), highest peak of Ethiopia, 15,158 ft (4,620 m) high, N Amhara Plateau, E Africa. It is of volcanic origin and has many craters.

Ras Dashen

 

(also Ras Dashan or Bejeda), the highest peak in the Simen Mountains on the Ethiopian Plateau. Elevation, 4,620 m. Ras Dashen is composed of volcanic rocks.

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Dubai Adventurers from UAE-based charity, Gulf for Good (G4G), successfully completed the organisation's first trip into Ethiopia and scaled the 4,620m summit of Ras Dashen, the country's highest peak while raising more than Dh270,000.
Ras Dashen, the fourth highest peak in Africa with an altitude of 4,620 meters, is also located within the National Park," Tesfa Teshome, international tourism promotion expert at the Ethiopian Ministry of Culture and Tourism, said.
"All except two of the group made it to the top of Ras Dashen, the highest mountain in Ethiopia at about 15,000ft.