Elgon, Mount
geographical name extinct volcano 14,178 feet (4321 meters) E Africa on boundary between Uganda & Kenya NE of Lake Victoria

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  • Elgon, Mount — Extinct volcano on the Kenya Uganda border. Located northeast of Lake Victoria, its crater, about 5 mi (8 km) in diameter, contains several peaks, of which Wagagai, at 14,178 ft (4,321 m), is the highest. The Bantu speaking Gishu (Gisu) occupy… …   Universalium

  • Elgon,Mount — El·gon (ĕlʹgŏn ), Mount An extinct volcano, 4,324.3 m (14,178 ft) high, on the Kenya Uganda border. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Mount Elgon — Höhe 4.321 m …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mount Elgon National Park — Mount Elgon Nationalpark IUCN Kategorie II …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mount-Elgon-Nationalpark — IUCN Kategorie II …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Elgon — Mount Elgon Höhe 4.321 m Lage Uganda, Kenia in …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mount Kenya National Park — Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest * UNESCO World Heritage Site Country Keny …   Wikipedia

  • mount — mount1 mountable, adj. mountless, adj. /mownt/, v.t. 1. to go up; climb; ascend: to mount stairs. 2. to get up on (a platform, a horse, etc.). 3. to set or place at an elevation: to mount a house on stilts. 4. to furnish with a horse or other… …   Universalium

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