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Key Col for Mount Kenya

Col Elevation: 1374 meters, 4508 feet

Key Col for:Mount Kenya  (5199 m/17,057 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)3° 7' 24'' S; 37° 2' 5'' E
-3.123333, 37.034722 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 3825 m/12,549 ft
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Kilimanjaro
Prominence Parent: Kilimanjaro
Island Parent: Kilimanjaro
Ridgewalk Distance:82524.18 km/51278.15 mi
CountryKenya
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RangesContinent: Africa
Range2: East Africa Mountains
Range3: Northeast Tanzania
Drainage BasinsJubba
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Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Mount Kenya to its Key Col and onward to its Line Parent.  This route is the highest possible path that follows ridgecrests from the peak to higher ground. It corresponds to the yellow line on the map above.  Note: This feature is preliminary. There may be errors in the ridgewalk data and/or bugs in the code that give misleading results. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Ridge PointLocationElev-mProm-mRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-kmCumulative-km
START: Mount KenyaKenya51993825    
(Unnamed Col) 5144   0.060.06
Mount Kenya-Nelion PeakKenya518844  0.080.14
(Unnamed Col) 4875   0.30.44
Mount Kenya-Point ThompsonKenya495580  0.140.58
(Unnamed Col) 4875   0.250.84
Mount Kenya-Point LenanaKenya4979104  0.291.13
(Unnamed Col) 4700  Jubba/Tana1.122.25
Tilman PeakKenya476060 Jubba/Tana0.282.53
(Unnamed Col) 4710  Jubba/Tana0.362.89
Grigg PeakKenya474030 Jubba/Tana0.223.11
(Unnamed Col) 4640  Jubba/Tana0.563.67
Somerfelt PeakKenya466020 Jubba/Tana0.163.83
(Unnamed Col) 4560  Jubba/Tana1.094.92
Castle HillKenya461050 Jubba/Tana0.265.17
(Unnamed Col) 1920  Jubba/Tana45.2550.42
(Ridge Junction)    Jubba/Tana60.27110.7
LesatimaKenya40012081 Tana/Lake Natron0.46111.16
(Ridge Junction)    Tana/Lake Natron93.64204.8
(Ridge Junction)    Galana/Tana777.76982.56
(Ridge Junction)    Tana124.81107.36
(Ridge Junction)    Minor Streams of East Africa/Tana520.281627.64
(Ridge Junction)    Minor Streams of East Africa/Jubba2968.734596.38
(Ridge Junction)    Jubba/North Horn Internal Drainage881.075477.44
(Ridge Junction)    North Horn Internal Drainage/Lake Turkana429.445906.88
(Ridge Junction)    Lake Turkana/Nile1230.057136.94
(Ridge Junction)    Ilemi Basin/Nile748.227885.16
(Ridge Junction)    Lake Turkana/Nile804.498689.65
(Ridge Junction)    Lake Natron/Nile455.529145.17
(Ridge Junction)    Lake Eyasi/Nile608.489753.65
(Ridge Junction)    Congo/Nile4597.9314351.58
(Ridge Junction)    Congo/Lake Chad2305.9216657.49
(Ridge Junction)    Sanaga/Lake Chad420.517077.99
(Ridge Junction)    Niger/Lake Chad6113.8623191.86
(Ridge Junction)    Lake Chad/Sahara6786.1129977.97
(Ridge Junction)    Sahara/Nile4558.1734536.14
(Ridge Junction)    Sahara/Mediterranean - North Africa8846.0643382.2
(Ridge Junction)     95.243477.4
(Ridge Junction)    Draa/Sahara1722.5645199.96
(Ridge Junction)    Saguia el Hamra/Sahara1142.6146342.57
(Ridge Junction)    Minor Streams of Africa/Sahara5003.0951345.66
(Ridge Junction)    Senegal/Sahara3239.6854585.34
(Ridge Junction)    Senegal/Niger1894.5356479.87
(Ridge Junction)    Minor Streams of Africa/Niger1315.5857795.45
(Ridge Junction)    Bandama/Niger355.8658151.31
(Ridge Junction)    Bandama/Komoe762.6558913.95
(Ridge Junction)    Minor Streams of Africa/Komoe866.1159780.06
(Ridge Junction)    Komoe/Volta966.8660746.92
(Ridge Junction)    Volta/Niger2592.363339.22
(Ridge Junction)    Minor Streams of Africa/Niger3275.1766614.4
(Ridge Junction)    Minor Streams of Africa/Sanaga1540.9768155.37
(Ridge Junction)    Minor Streams of Africa/Congo726.0768881.43
(Ridge Junction)    Minor Streams of Africa/Ogooue2944.8171826.24
(Ridge Junction)    Minor Streams of Africa/Congo3348.9775175.21
(Ridge Junction)    Congo/Zambezi3493.9178669.12
(Ridge Junction)    Shire/Congo41.4178710.53
(Ridge Junction)    Congo/Shire20.0578730.58
(Ridge Junction)    Congo/Lake Ruwuka96.778827.28
(Ridge Junction)    Congo/Lake Ruwuka11.5578838.82
(Ridge Junction)    Congo/Lake Ruwuka1529.9180368.73
(Ridge Junction)    Congo/Rufiji108.7680477.5
(Ridge Junction)    Rufiji/Lake Eyasi181.2380658.73
(Ridge Junction)    Rufiji/Tanzanian Basins458.1281116.85
(Ridge Junction)    Minor Streams of East Africa/Tanzanian Basins562.6681679.52
(Ridge Junction)    Pangani/Tanzanian Basins591.6682271.17
(Ridge Junction)    Pangani/Lake Manyara111.782382.87
(Ridge Junction)    Pangani/Emugur Belek33.5782416.45
(Ridge Junction)    Pangani/Lake Amboseli0.9682417.4
Mount MeruTanzania45653170 Pangani/Lake Amboseli0.3682417.76
KEY COL: (Unnamed Col) 1374  Pangani/Lake Amboseli55.6382473.4
(Ridge Junction)    Pangani/Lake Amboseli28.8882502.27
(Unnamed Col) 3710  Pangani/Lake Amboseli2.2982504.57
(Unnamed Col) 3680  Pangani/Lake Amboseli1.3882505.95
Shira CathedralTanzania3867137 Pangani/Lake Amboseli0.8582506.8
(Unnamed Col) 3730  Pangani/Lake Amboseli2.0682508.86
(Ridge Junction)    Pangani/Lake Amboseli11.8882520.74
(Ridge Junction)    Pangani/Galana1.8382522.57
LINE PARENT: KilimanjaroTanzania58955885  1.6182524.18
PROM PARENT: KilimanjaroTanzania58955885    
ISLAND PARENT: KilimanjaroTanzania58955885    


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