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Kilimanjaro (5,895mt) Tanzania.

Kilimanjaro is a dormant volcano in Tanzania and the highest mountain in Africa at 5,895 metres above sea level. Kilimanjaro is the highest free-standing mountain in the world, rising 4,600mt (19,341ft) from base to summit. It was first climbed in 1889.

Kilimanjaro is a giant stratovolcano that began forming a million years ago, when lava spilled from the Rift Valley zone. Two of its three peaks, Mawenzi and Shira, are extinct while Kibo (the highest peak) is dormant and could erupt again. The most recent activity was recorded just 200 years ago.

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