Africa Geo Features

By: Gabriella

Mount Kilimanjaro

Have you ever made a trip to the highest mountains in Africa? Mount Kilimanjaro is an extinct volcano, and it has two peaks: Kibo (!9,340 feet) and Mawenzi (17,564 feet). This would be a great place to visit because Coffee and Plantains are raised on the lower southern slope. Also, you can learn about he effects of the past eruptions of the volcano. That is why Mount Kilimanjaro would be a great place to visit!

Nile River

Why would you want to visit the Nile River? This river is the longest river in the world; stretching for 4,160 miles! It provides an important source of hydroelectric power. Also, it provides water for 20 percent of Sudan total crop area. The Nike river runs through parts of Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and Zaire. This is a very cool river to visit because of the amazing length!

Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa! It is mainly located in Tanzania and Uganda. Also, it is mostly populated in Africa; within 50 miles of its shores live several million people. These people speak " Bantu ", so if you speak that language this would be a great place for you. This is a freshwater lake with a wealth of fish. Lake Victoria is a good place to live especially if you love to fish!

Madagascar

What is the fourth largest island in the world? Madagascar is the island, and it is located in the Indian ocean. The economy is overwhelmingly agricultural, which would be a great place to live if you were a farmer. Also, the island is largely deforested and is fringed by a lowland coastal strip with lagoons along much of the eastern coast. This would be a great place to live if you like hot and rainy seasons and cooler and dry seasons from time to time!
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