Lebombo Mountains

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The Lebombo Mountains, also called Lubombo Mountains (Portuguese: Montes Libombos), are an 800 km-long (500 mi), narrow range of mountains in Southern Africa. They stretch from Hluhluwe in KwaZulu-Natal in the south to Punda Maria in the Limpopo Province in South Africa in the north. Parts of the mountain range are also found in Mozambique and Eswatini.

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Lebombo Mountains
(Lubombo / Libombos)
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Part of the Lebombo mountain chain, including Ghost Mountain; seen from Mkuze
Highest point
PeakMount Mananga
Elevation776 m (2,546 ft)
ListingList of mountain ranges of South Africa
Coordinates26°15′0″S 32°0′0″E
Dimensions
Length800 km (500 mi) N/S
Width100 km (62 mi) E/W
Geography
Lebombo Mountains is located in South Africa
Lebombo Mountains
Lebombo Mountains
CountriesMozambique, South Africa and Eswatini
Geology
OrogenyGondwanian
Age of rockPrecambrian
Type of rockRhyolite and basalt
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