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Mount Kilimanjaro

Africa's highest peak

Africa

second largest continent

Suez Canal

divides Africa and Asia

Madagascar

world's fourth largest island

"Dark Continent"

Africa

Kingdom of Cush

greatest ancient civilization in Africa's interior

Ethiopian Eunuch

first recorded African Christian

Kingdom of Aksum

Africa's first and Greatest Christian kingdom

King Lalibela

carved ten churches from stone

Athanasius the Great

African leader who boldly proclaimed Jesus is God

Timbuktu

famous center of learning

Aesop

Greek slave who wrote famous fables

James Bruce

first European explorer of Africa

Robert Moffat

Scottish pioneer missionary

Kalahari Desert

the largest desert region in Southern Africa

David Livingstone

Africa's most famous explore

"smoke that thunders''

Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls

Africa's largest waterfall

Victoria Falls

one of the greatest natural wonders of the world

Henry Stanley

American newspaper reporter

''Dr. Livingstone, I presume"

Henry Stanley

Congo River

the world's second largest river in the volume of water it carries

Khama

great Batswana Chief

Liberia

Africa's first black republic

Samuel Crowther

first black bishop of the Church of England

Marry Slessor

Queen of Cannibals

altitude

the height above sea level

sea level

the level of sea waters

mountain range

long row of mountains

peak

pointed top of a mountain

summit

highest peak of a mountain

dormant

describes and inactive volcano

Mt. Everest

world's highest peak

Mt. McKinley

North America's highest peak

Elbrus

Europe's highest peak

Matterhorn

climbed by daring mountaineers

Monte Blanc

Alp's highest peak