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Rwenzori Mountains National Park
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Rwenzori Mountains National Park

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Wonder Type: Natural
Country: Uganda
Best of: Park, Mountains
Description:
The Rwenzori Mountains National Park covers nearly 100,000 ha in western Uganda and comprises the main part of the Rwenzori mountain chain, which includes Africa's third highest peak (Mount Margherita: 5,109 m). The region's glaciers, waterfalls and lakes make it one of Africa's most beautiful alpine areas. The park has many natural habitats of endangered species and a rich and unusual flora comprising, among other species, the giant heather.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Rwenzori Mountains National Park", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.