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  BRITISH EAST AFRICA - LoveToKnow Article on BRITISH EAST AFRICA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
East of Lake Rudolf and south of Lake Stefanie is a large waterless steppe, mainly volcanic in character, from which rise mountain ranges.
It is the residence of the bishop of the diocese of Mombasa and possesses a fine church and mission house.
During 1903 the arrival of hundreds of prospective settlers, chiefly from South Africa, led to the decision to entertain no more applications for large areas of land, especially as questions were raised concerning the preservation for the Masai of their rights of pasturage.
84.1911encyclopedia.org /B/BR/BRITISH_EAST_AFRICA.htm   (8036 words)

  
 East Africa Article, EastAfrica Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
East Africa is a region generally considered to include the countries of Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Tanzania, and Uganda.
Some parts of East Africa have been renowned for their concentrations of wild animals, such as the "Big 5" of elephant, giraffe, lion, zebra and rhino,though populations have been declining under increased stress in recent times, particularly rhino and elephant.
The unique geography and apparent suitability for farming made East Africa atarget for European exploration and exploitation in the nineteenth century.
www.anoca.org /asia/europe/east_africa.html   (255 words)

  
 East Africa
Some parts of East Africa have been renowned for their concentrations of wild animals, such as the "Big 5" of elephant, giraffe, lion, zebra and rhino, though populations have been declining under increased stress in recent times, particularly rhino and elephant.
Shaped by global forces that have created the Great Rift Valley, East Africa is the site of Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya, the two tallest peaks in Africa.
The unique geography and apparent suitability for farming made East Africa a target for European exploration and exploitation in the nineteenth century.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/east_africa   (282 words)

  
 East Africa Living Encyclopedia
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION: In Eastern Africa, straddling the equator, between latitudes 4o N and 4o S, and longitudes 34o E and 41o E; bordered on the east by Somalia and the Indian Ocean, on the north by Ethiopia and Sudan, on the west by Uganda and on the south by Tanzania.
The land rises gradually westward from a narrow coastal plain in a series of plateaus, culminating in a highland area that is bisected by the great Rift Valley and includes the country's highest point, Mount Kenya.
Kenya has the largest economy of the three countries of the East African Community by virtue of its population, though its GDP per head in 1996 was marginally lower than Uganda in dollar terms.
www.africa.upenn.edu /NEH/khome.htm   (523 words)

  
 Publications: Karner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Rifting: Lithospheric versus crustal extension as applied to the Ridge basin, southern California.
Early Mesozoic rift basins of eastern North America and their gravity anomalies: The role of detachments during extension.
Flexural uplift of rift flanks due to mechanical unloading of the lithosphere during extension, J. Geophys.
www.ldgo.columbia.edu /karner/descriptions/gdk.publications.word.html   (1963 words)

  
 Travel in Tanzania & East Africa. Zanzibar, Ngorongoro, Mount Kilimanjaro, Serengeti... Small Group & ...
We still offer the usual Safaris in most of East and Southern Africa with the best established African operator but we now also offer Tanzania as a tailor made destination so that you can choose your own style of travel, within the limits of what is available.
There can be few people who have not seen wildlife programmes about the animals of the Serengeti where vast numbers of wildebeest and zebra constantly cross the plains followed closely by lions, cheetahs, leopards, jackals, vultures and hyenas.
We are also agents for the largest and most established operator in East Africa who can provide a wide range of services including standard departures, tailormade arrangements, balloon safaris and exclusive lodges and hotels in Tanzania, Zanzibar, Kenya, Uganda, Seychelles, Mauritius and Madagascar.
www.travelarc.com /tanzaniatravel.html   (2920 words)

  
 Eternal Physical Life - Flood 2:6
We saw rupestral (carved out of the rock) churches decorated with frescoes, the most ancient of which were related to Syriano-Palestinian art.
It is referred to as the Ararat-Alagoz Fault and is part of a larger system running generally in a north-south direction from Europe to Africa known as the East Africa Rift.
This Rift dwarfs the potentially dangerous San Andreas Fault in California and Mexico and is responsible for the formation of the Dead Sea and the Sea of Galilee in Israel and the Red Sea in Egypt.
home.kc.rr.com /hightech/flood/flood206.html   (7077 words)

  
 1901 - 1916 German East Africa
History of East Africa : The War with Germany in East Africa 1914
History of East Africa : The War with Germany in East Africa 1915
History of East Africa : The War with Germany in East Africa 1916
www.ntz.info /gen/1901-1916GermanEastAfrica.html   (900 words)

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