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Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro, located in Tanzania, is the highest peak in Africa. With height of 5,895 metres, it the highest single free-standing mountain in the world. This large dormant stratovolcano consists of three volcanic cones – Kibo, Mawenzi and Shira. Recently, a nine-year old from Andhra Pradesh became the youngest girl in Asia to climb this ..

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Report: Africa’s glaciers to disappear soon

World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and other agency released its new report on October 19, 2021. In its report, these agencies warned that, Africa’s rare glaciers are going to disappear in next two decades because of climate change. Key facts The report was released ahead of “U.N. climate conference” which is scheduled for October 31, 2021 ..




Indian mountaineer Bhawna Dehariya successfully scales Mount Kosciuszko

Indian mountaineer Bhawna Dehariya has successfully scaled Mount Kosciuszko, the highest mountain peak of Australia. The mountaineer had scaled Mount Everest and Mount Kilimanjaro last year and has successfully climbed the 2,228-metres Mount Kosciuszko now. Bhawna Dehariya hails from the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.


9 year old Advait Bhartia climbs Mount Kilimanjaro

Advait Bhartia, a 9-year old boy from Pune, has recently climbed the highest peak in Africa – Mount Kilimanjaro – in a span of just 7 days. Advait is fondly called ‘Simbum ToTo’ (Little Simba). He reached the top of mountain on 31st July 2019 under the supervision of his expedition leader Samir Patham. The ..


Indian mountaneer Shivangi Pathak scales Mt Kilimanjaro

Shivangi Pathak (17) from Haryana, who became the India’s youngest women to scale Mt Everest from Nepal side, has recently scaled the highest peak of Africa “Mt Kilimanjaro”, which is located in Tanzania. The mountain is about 4,900 metres from its base to 5,895 metres above sea level. Her next target is to scale Europe’s ..