The Ahaggar Mountains, also known as the Hoggar, are a highland region in central Sahara, southern Algeria. They are located about 1,500 km (932 miles) south of the capital, Algiers and just west of Tamanghasset. The region is largely a rocky desert with an average altitude of more than 900 metres (2,953 feet) above sea level. The highest peak is at 2918 meters ( Tahat). A famous and very visited point is the Assekrem, where le Père de Foulcault lived in the summer of 1905. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ahaggar Mountains"
The Aïr Mountains (also known as the Air Massif or Azbine) is a triangular massif, located in northern Niger, within the Sahara desert. They rise to more than 6,000 ft (1,830 m). ...more on Wikipedia about "Aïr Mountains"
The Al-Qabail Mountains are a range of mountains in northern Africa, towards the eastern end of the Atlas Mountains in northeast Algeria and just into northwest Tunisia. The highest peak, Djebel Chélia, reaches 2,326 m, with several other summits above 2,000 m in the range. The range receives good precipitation, much of it as winter rain or snow, sufficient to support a natural forest vegetation composed of cedar, juniper, oak, maple and other trees. ...more on Wikipedia about "Al-Qabail Mountains"
Ankarana Plateau is a small vegetated mountain range in northern Madagascar with elevations that exceed 1220 meters (4000 feet) above sea level. It is composed of limestone rocks. With an average annual rainfall of 1,800 millimeters (70 inches), the underlying rocks are susceptible to erosion, thereby producing caves and underground streams—a karst topography. The rugged relief and the dense vegetation have helped protect the region from human intrusion. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ankarana Plateau"
The Atlas Mountains are a mountain range in northwest Africa extending about 2400 km (1500 miles) through Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia, and including The Rock of Gibraltar. The highest peak is Jbel Toubkal, with an elevation of 4167 m (13,665 feet) located at in southwestern Morocco. The Atlas ranges separate the Mediterranean and Atlantic coastlines from the Sahara Desert. The population of the Atlas mountains are mainly Berber in Morocco and Arab in Algeria. ...more on Wikipedia about "Atlas Mountains"
The Aurès Mountains also known as the Saharan Atlas of Algeria is the eastern portion of the Atlas Mountains. Not as tall as the Grand Atlas of Morocco they are far more imposing than the Tell Atlas range that runs closer to the coast. The tallest peak in the range is the 2236 m high Djebel Aissa. ...more on Wikipedia about "Aurès Mountains"
The Bambouk Mountains are a mountain range in western Mali, near its border with Senegal. They were once a major centre for gold mining, selling the metal to Arab traders as early as the 12th century. Mali is currently the third largest producer of gold in Africa because it still mines the mountain range's now significantly dimished deposits. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bambouk Mountains"
The Drakensberg ("Dragon Mountains" in Afrikaans) mountains are the highest in South Africa, rising up at Thabana Ntlenyana to 3,482 m (11,422 ft) in height. In isiZulu, the language of the Zulu People, they are uKhahlamba, the "barrier of spears". In Sesotho they are referred to as Maluti. ...more on Wikipedia about "Drakensberg"
Grand Atlas, usually called the High Atlas Mountains (or Haut Atlas), is a mountain range in central Morocco. The range includes Jbel Toubkal. ...more on Wikipedia about "Grand Atlas"
Guinée Forestière is a forested mountain range in south eastern Guinea, flowing into north eastern Sierra Leone. It is known for its large wild mammals, diverse human population, and for its large number of refugees from the Sierra Leone Civil War, Liberian Civil War and Côte d'Ivoire Civil War. Nzerekore is its largest city. ...more on Wikipedia about "Guinée Forestière"
The Lebombo Mountains are a range of mountains in Southern Africa stretching from Hluhluwe in KwaZulu-Natal in the south to Punda Maria in the Limpopo Province in South Africa. Part of the mountains are found in South Africa, Mozambique and Swaziland. Kruger National Park and Phongolo Nature Reserve protect part of the range. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lebombo Mountains"
The Mandara mountains (Monts Mandara) are a volcanic range extending about 200 km along the northern part of the Cameroon- Nigerian border, from the Benue River in the south ( ) to the north-west of Maroua in the north ( ). The highest elevation is at 1,224 m (( )). The region is densely populated, mainly by speakers of Chadic languages. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mandara Mountains"
Marrah Mountains' (Arabic: Jebel Marra meaning "bad mountain") is a range of volcanic peaks rising up to 3,000 m, in the center of the Darfur region of Sudan. ...more on Wikipedia about "Marrah Mountains"
Mount Stanley is the highest mountain in the Ruwenzori Range of Congo and the third highest in Africa, after Kilimanjaro (5,895m) and Mount Kenya (5,199m). ...more on Wikipedia about "Mount Stanley"
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The Nuba Mountains are a mountain range in Kordofan, a province in central Sudan, Africa. The mountains cover an area roughly 40 miles wide by 90 miles long, and are 1500 to 3000 feet higher in elevation than the surronding plain. It is arid there, but lush and green compared with most nearby areas. There are almost no roads in the Nuba Mountains; most villages there are only accessible by ancient paths that aren't navigable by motor vehicles. The rainy season extends from mid-May to mid-October, and annual rainfall ranges from 4 to 8 meters, allowing grazing and seasonal rain-fed agriculture. ...more on Wikipedia about "Nuba Mountains"
The Outeniqua Mountain Range is a mountain range located in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. It is traversed by the Montagu Pass and the Outeniqua Pass. ...more on Wikipedia about "Outeniqua"
The Roggeveld Mountains (Roggeveldberge), are a mountain range in South Africa. The range does not even appear on many maps of the region, and is in a remote part of the Northern Cape that is seldom visited by tourists. The range lies between the towns of Calvinia and Sutherland, east and northeast of Tankwa Karoo National Park. ...more on Wikipedia about "Roggeveld Mountains"
The Ruwenzori Range, now officially called Rwenzori Mountains (the spelling having been changed in about 1980 to conform more closely with the local tribal name) is a small but spectacular mountain range of central Africa, often referred to as Mt. Rwenzori, located on the border between Uganda and Congo, with heights of up to 5,109 m (16,761 ft). The highest Rwenzoris are permanently snow-capped, and they, along with Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya, are the only such in Africa. The Ruwenzoris are often identified with the " Mountains of the Moon" mentioned by Ptolemy, but the descriptions are too vague to make this definite. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ruwenzori Range"
The Serra De Chella is a mountain range in south-central Angola. ...more on Wikipedia about "Serra de Chella"
The Swartberg Mountains (Swart = 'black', berg = 'mountain' in Afrikaans ) is a mountain range that runs roughly east-west along the northern edge of the semi-arid area called the Little Karoo in the Western Cape province of South Africa. To the north of the range lies the other large semi-arid area in South Africa, the Great Karoo. ...more on Wikipedia about "Swartberg"
The Tassili n'Ajjer is a mountain range in the Sahara desert in southeast Algeria. It extends about 500 km from east-south-east to , and the highest point is Jebel Afao, 2158 m, at . ...more on Wikipedia about "Tassili n'Ajjer"
The Tibesti Mountains are a group of extinct volcanoes forming a mountain range in the central Sahara desert in the Bourkou-Ennedi-Tibesti prefecture of northern Chad. The northern slopes extend a short distance into southern Libya. ...more on Wikipedia about "Tibesti Mountains"
The Usambara mountains are a mountain range in North-East Tanzania, approximately 70 miles (110 km) long and ranging from 20 to 40 miles (30-60 km) in width. Mountains in the range rise as high as 8,000 ft (2,440 m). The range is accessible from the towns of Lushoto in the west, and Amani in the east. The Usambaras are commonly split into two sub-ranges, the West Usambara and the East Usambara. The East Usambara is closer to the coast, receives more rainfall, and is significantly smaller than the west. ...more on Wikipedia about "Usambara mountains"
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