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Mount Kilimanjaro (//) is a dormant volcano located in Kilimanjaro Region of Tanzania. It has three volcanic cones: Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira. It is the highest mountain in Africa and the highest single free-standing mountain above sea level in the world: 5,895 m (19,341 ft) above sea level and about 4,900 m (16,100 ft) above its plateau base. It is the highest volcano in Africa and the Eastern Hemisphere.
|Elevation||5,895 m (19,341 ft)|
|Prominence||5,885 m (19,308 ft) |
|Isolation||5,510 km (3,420 mi)|
|Location||Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania|
|Parent range||The Eastern Rift mountains|
|Topo map||Kilimanjaro map and guide by Wielochowski|
|Age of rock||4 million years|
|Last eruption||Between 150,000 and 200,000 years ago|
|First ascent||6 October 1889 by Yohane Lauwo, a (Chagga) mountaineer and first two Europeans, Hans Meyer and Ludwig Purtscheller|
Kilimanjaro is the fourth most topographically prominent peak on Earth. It is part of Kilimanjaro National Park and is a major hiking and climbing destination. Because of its shrinking glaciers and ice fields, which are projected to disappear between 2025 and 2035, it has been the subject of many scientific studies.
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