Virunga Mountains

Virunga Mountains, Chain of volcanoes in East Africa.

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The Virunga Mountains (also known as Mufumbiro) are a chain of volcanoes in East Africa, along the northern border of Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and Uganda. The mountain range is a branch of the Albertine Rift Mountains, which border the western branch of the East African Rift. They are located between Lake Edward and Lake Kivu. The name "Virunga" is an English version of the Kinyarwanda word ibirunga, which means "volcanoes". The mountain range consists of eight major volcanoes.

Albertine Rift
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Albertine Rift ... two large mountain ranges, the Rwenzori Mountains between Lake Albert and Lake Rutanzige (formerly Lake Edward) and the Virunga Mountains between Lake...

Virunga National Park
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Virunga National Park ... Virunga National Park is a national park in the Albertine Rift Valley in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It was created in 1925...

Virunga (film)
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Virunga (film) ... Virunga is a 2014 British documentary film directed by Orlando von Einsiedel. It focuses on the conservation work of park rangers within the Congo's Virunga...

Mountain gorilla
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Mountain gorilla ... Virunga volcanic mountains of Central Africa, within three National Parks: Mgahinga, in southwest Uganda; Volcanoes, in northwest Rwanda; and Virunga...

Mount Nyiragongo
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Mount Nyiragongo ... elevation of 3,470 m (11,385 ft) in the Virunga Mountains associated with the Albertine Rift. It is located inside Virunga National Park, in the Democratic Republic...

Mount Mikeno
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Mount Mikeno ... Mikeno is an extinct volcanic mountain located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo section of the Virunga Mountains along with Mount Nyiragongo, Mount...

Dendrosenecio
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Dendrosenecio ... from Mount Elgon to the Virunga Mountains established D. erici-rosenii; from Mount Elgon to Mount Kahuzi (Mitumba Mountains) established a second population...

Rwenzori–Virunga montane moorlands
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Rwenzori–Virunga montane moorlands ... areas: the Rwenzori Mountains on the border of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the volcanic Virunga Mountains to the south, where...

Rwandan Civil War
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Rwandan Civil War ... the invasion, returned to take command. He withdrew troops to the Virunga Mountains for several months before attacking again. The RPF began a guerrilla...

Virunga
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Virunga ... Virunga may refer to: Virunga Mountains, a chain of volcanoes in East Africa Virunga National Park, in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo Virunga...

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