Mount Elgon

Mount Elgon, Volcano in Uganda and Kenya.

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Mount Elgon is an extinct shield volcano on the border of Uganda and Kenya, north of Kisumu and west of Kitale. The mountain's highest point, named "Wagagai", is located entirely within Uganda. Although there is no verifiable evidence of its earliest volcanic activity, geologists estimate that Mount Elgon is at least 24 million years old, making it the oldest extinct volcano in East Africa. Physical features Mount Elgon is a massive solitary volcanic mountain on the border of eastern Uganda and western Kenya. Its vast form, 80 kilometres (50 mi) in diameter, rises 3,070 metres (10,070 ft) above the surrounding plains.

Mount Elgon National Park
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Mount Elgon National Park ... Mount Elgon National Park is a national park 140 kilometres (87 mi) northeast of Lake Victoria. The park covers an area of 1,279 square kilometres (494 sq mi)...

Mount Elgon District
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List of mountains in Kenya ... mountain in Africa, is Mount Kenya, standing at 5,199 metres (17,057 ft) tall. Seven of Kenya's mountains, Mount Kenya, Mount Elgon, Mount Satima, Chepunyal...

Bungoma County
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Bungoma County ... the 2019 census and an area of 2,069 km2. In 2010, the neighbouring Mount Elgon District was eliminated and its lands were merged with Bungoma District...

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List of volcanoes in Uganda ... 08 (Bunyaruguru Field) Holocene Mount Elgon 4321 14,178 1°06′S 34°30′E / 1.1°S 34.5°E / -1.1; 34.5 (Mount Elgon) Fort Portal Field 1524 5000 0°42′N...

Geography of Kenya
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