Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest peak in Africa, rising 19,340 feet above the surrounding plains. For hundreds of years it has been called the shining mountain by local people. They gave it this name because the top is covered with glittering glacier ice and snow. It is one of the most beautiful mountains in the world. In recent decades local people and tourists have noticed that there is less and less ice and snow on the mountain each year. Most scientists believe that the glaciers are disappearing because of changes in ...

The Snows of Kilimanjaro 2007, Mitchell Lane Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781584155843

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