Mount Everest is the world's highest mountain at 8,848 metres (29,029 ft) above sea level.
Cartensz Pyramid (Puncak Jaya)
Puncak Jaya, sometimes called Mount Carstensz or the Carstensz Pyramid (/ˈkɑrstənz/), is a mountain in the Sudirman Range, the western central highlands of Papua province, Indonesia (within Puncak Jaya Regency).
Vinson Massif is the highest mountain of Antarctica, lying in the Sentinel Range of the Ellsworth Mountains, which stand above the Ronne Ice Shelf near the base of the Antarctic Peninsula.
Kilimanjaro, with its three volcanic cones, Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira, is an inactive stratovolcano in north-eastern Tanzania and the highest mountain in Africa at 5,895 metres or 19,341 ft above sea level (the Uhuru Peak/Kibo Peak).
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|The Gorges Valley is a major feature on the Chogoria Route.|
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Hyrax are able to cope with a more extreme climate and are found up to the highest vegetation.
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|The timberline forest is commonly in cloud|
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|Runoff from Mount Kenya provides water for over 2 million people|
|The Lewis glacier is the largest on Mount Kenya|
- Northey, Krapf, Gregory, Lewis, Diamond, Darwin, Forel, Heim, Tyndall, Cesar, Josef.
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|Mount Kenya was a stratovolcano and probably looked similar to Mt. Fuji|
|The central peaks of Mount Kenya are volcanic plugs that have resisted glacial erosion.|