Mount Klimajaro Uhuru Peak
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Mount Klimajaro Uhuru Peak

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Finally, after a long slog through the rain, snow and wind throughout the night we arrive at Uhuru Peak, the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro and the roof of Africa

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Bilder in der Nähe von Tanzania

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A: Uhuru peak - Kilimanjaro

von Martin Banks, weniger als 10 Meter entfernt

Uhuru Peak, summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, the roof of Africa

Uhuru peak - Kilimanjaro

B: Kilimanjaro Reusch Crater

von Matthias Weidemann, 410 Meter entfernt

Looking into Reusch Crater with the Ash Pit, the most inner crater of the Kilimanjaro summit. We have...

Kilimanjaro Reusch Crater

C: KIlimanjaro, Day 5 sunrise

von Martin Banks, 770 Meter entfernt

KIlimanjaro, Day 5 sunrise

D: Kilimanjaro - Northern Icefield Weather Station

von Matthias Weidemann, 910 Meter entfernt

At the Weather station on Kilimanjaro's Northern Icefield. We look at Reusch Crater (133deg) and Uhur...

Kilimanjaro - Northern Icefield Weather Station

E: Uhuru Peak

von Martin Hertel, 1.1 entfernt

Auf dem Uhuru Peak, dem höchsten Gipfel am Kilimanjaro-Vulkan in Tanzania in einer Höhe von 5.895 m ü...

Uhuru Peak

F: Mount Kilimanjaro, Day 4

von Martin Banks, 1.1 entfernt

Mount Kilimanjaro, Day 4

G: Kilimanjaro Uhuru Peak

von Matthias Weidemann, 1.2 entfernt

Uhuru Peak, Kilimanjaro, at 5895m (19341ft) the highest point in Africa. The old wooden sign has been...

Kilimanjaro Uhuru Peak

H: Kilimanjaro - first camp

von Martin Banks, 1.4 entfernt

the first dawn and sunrise of our ascent to the summit of KIlimanajro

Kilimanjaro - first camp

I: Kilimanjaro Lava Tower Camp

von Matthias Weidemann, 2.6 entfernt

Kilimanjaro - Lava Tower Camp late afternoon. Climbers on the Machame and Shira/Lemosho routes usuall...

Kilimanjaro Lava Tower Camp

J: Sunset at Lava Tower camp, Kilimanjaro

von Matthias Weidemann, 2.6 entfernt

Sunset at Lava Tower Camp on the western slopes of Kilimanjaro. The sun is setting over the Shira pla...

Sunset at Lava Tower camp, Kilimanjaro

Das Panorama wurde in Tanzania, Africa aufgenommen

Dies ist ein Überblick von Africa

Welcome to Africa, AKA the motherland! Check out African Internet Radio while you're scoping the panoramas.

The earliest fossil of the homo sapiens family (human beings) was found in Ethiopia, dating back more than 200,000 years. Compared to this length of time, even the "ancient Sumerians" from 6000 B.C. are drooling toddlers.

Let's mention a few African heroes you may have heard of, for inspiration in the face of the continued economic inequality and violence which plague Africa today: Nelson Mandela, first democratically elected President of South Africa, who fought against apartheid and served 27 years in prison while advocating freedom and peace. Haile Salassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, who resisted Mussolini and the fascist Italian invasion of WWII, and who is worshipped as an incarnation of God by the Rastafari movement. Kwame Nkrumah, first Prime Minister of Ghana, advocate of uniting Africa in Pan-Africanism. Fela Kuti, inventor of Afrobeat music, who declared his home to be an independent state, ran for president of Nigeria, and to whose funeral ONE MILLION PEOPLE came to pay their respects.

In June 2001 the African Union was formed, consisting of 53 African States organized, like in the EU, around common economic and political development.

Text by Steve Smith.

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