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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All except two of the group made it to the top of Ras Dashen, the highest mountain in Ethiopia at about 15,000ft.
Dave Mann and Dee Hawke endured extremes of temperature and breathing difficulties to reach the top of Ras Dashen, Ethiopia's highest mountain
The Tekeze springs from the flanks of the 15,000 ft Ras Dashen, the highest peak in Ethiopia, fourth highest in Africa.