Mount Kenya (5199 m), Kenya in Pictures

Mount Kenya (5199 m)

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Batian (5,199 m), Nelion (5,188 m), also Point Slade (4750m) in the foreground.

Mount Kenya (5199 m)

License: CC BY-SA 3.0 This picture is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.Picture by Chris 73

Thompson (4,955 m), Batian (5,199 m) and Nelion (5,188 m).

Mount Kenya (5199 m)

License: CC BY-SA 3.0 This picture is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.Picture by Chris 73

Several ethnic groups that live around Mount Kenya believe the mountain to be sacred. They used to build their houses facing the mountain, with the doors on the side nearest to it.

Mount Kenya (5199 m)

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View from the top looking to the way back through Chogoria valley.

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