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Rwenzori Range in Uganda in East Africa

The Rwenzori ( Ruwenzori ) Mountains

These are a small but spectacular mountain range

on the border between Uganda and the DRC.

The highest Rwenzoris are permanently snow-capped and

along with Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya are the only such mountains in Africa.

The Rwenzoris have been declared a Unesco World Heritage site.

The Ruwenzoris are often identified with the "Mountains of the Moon".

The range is about 120km ( 75 miles ) long and 65km ( 40 miles ) wide.

It consists of six massifs separated by deep gorges:-

Mount Stanley ( 5,109m ), Mount Speke ( 4,890m ),

Mount Baker ( 4,843m ), Mount Emin ( 4,798m ), 

Mount Gessi ( 4,715m ) and Mount Luigi di Savoia ( 4,627m ).

Mount Stanley is the largest and has several subsidiary summits

- Margherita Peak at 5,109m ( 16,761ft ) is the highest point

and the third highest summit in Africa.

 

Rwenzori Range and Mount Stanley

Rwenzori Range and Mount Stanley

 

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