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Kenya map Mount Longonot

The Mount Longonot is a dormant stratovolcano located southeast of Lake Naivasha in the Great Rift Valley in Kenya. It is thought to have last erupted in the 1860s. Its name is derived from the Masai word oloonong'ot, meaning "mountains of many spurs" or "steep ridges".

 

Kenya 1935-1952
Laka Naivasha and Mount Longonot in the background.
(Portraits of King Gorge V and King Gorge VI)
(see all of them)

 

KUT 1971, 90 class railway locomotive in the foreground.
Mount Longonot in the background. 

 

Kenya 2013 Longonot crater stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli

Kenya 2013, Longonot Crater.
The stamp was issued in the series "50th Anniversary of Independence".

 

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