In the Kilimanjaro G.
Extensions of the flora occur southwards of the high mountains of tropical Africa; A denocaf pus, a characteristic Mediterranean genus, has been found on Kilimanjaro and 2000 m.
Above the sea; it commands magnificent views of Kilimanjaro and Mt.
The highest points of that range, and the highest land in Africa south of Kilimanjaro, lie within the borders of Natal.
In the northern part of the country it spreads into several side valleys, from one of which rises the extinct volcano Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa (19,321 ft.).
West of Kilimanjaro is Mount Meru (14,955 ft.), another volcanic peak, with a double crater.
South-east of Mount Kilimanjaro are the Pare Mountains and Usambara highlands, separated from the coast by a comparatively narrow strip of plain.
North-west of Kilimanjaro is a sheet of water known as the Natron Lake from the mineral alkali it contains.
Kilimanjaro has a climate of its own; the west and south sides of the mountain receive the greatest rainfall, while the east and north sides are dry nearly all the year.
The Kilimanjaro region is said to enjoy immunity.
Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru exhibit on a vertical scale the various forms of vegetation which characterize East Africa (see Kilimanjaro).
Other well-known tribes are the Wasambara, who have given their name to the highlands between Kilimanjaro and the coast, and the Warundi, inhabiting the district between Tanganyika and the Kagera.
Equal success did not attend the efforts of other administrators; in 1891-1892 Karl Peters had great trouble with the tribes in the Kilimanjaro district and resorted to very harsh methods, such as the execution of women, to maintain his authority.
Johnston was despatched on a scientific mission to Kilimanjaro, and concluded treaties on which the British East Africa Company was subsequently based.
Brunnea) is South African, ranging to Angola on the west and Kilimanjaro on the east.