Great Rift Valley

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( geology) a depression in southwestern Asia and eastern Africa

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In January, Canadian firm Africa Oil began drilling the Ngamia 1 exploration well in the Lokichar Basin, part of the Great Rift Valley, in conjunction with its partners.
Begins in Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Laikipia, then through Great Rift Valley to the lakes of Nakuru and Naivasha and finishing in the Maasai Mara.
The Great Rift Valley package from Kenya Airways provides majestic scenery and spectacular birdlife, with the valley forming a wide trench (approximately 5400 miles long) down the length of Africa that is visible from the moon.
He captured astonishing footage in Africa's Great Rift Valley of a mad scientist, clad in a 'special suit' of flimsy-looking foil, who teetered on the rim as the 800 degree lava began to bubble over, then tried to outrun it.
Such is the case with the Great Rift Valley that runs down eastern Africa on dry land.
to the outlawing of apartheid in 1994, Amazing Africa Projects then introduces readers to the major geographic features of the continent, including the Nile River, the Sahara desert, the African rainforest, Victoria Falls and the Great Rift Valley.
Both the geographic and climatic parameters differ from those in Japan and while an earthquake is not an unlikely possibility with Jordan positioned astride the Great Rift Valley, which begins in Syria and runs along the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea, Wadi Araba, Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea, and continues through the continent of
In Tanzania, Beach is seeking world scale oil fields along East Africa's Great Rift Valley after signing a Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) with the government of the United Republic of Tanzania for a 100% interest in the Lake Tanganyika South concession.
Lebanon sits on a number of active fault lines, including the Dead Sea System and the Great Rift Valley, and regularly experiences minor tremors.
Greg, who was living in south Kenya's Great Rift Valley, was in the water three hours day, seven days a week.
He said Malawi's position in the Great Rift Valley meant tremors were common.
The first fossilized and crushed bones of Ardi were found in 1992 in the Great Rift Valley in northeastern Ethiopia of Afar region.
20 Perth The name given to a ridge overlooking the Great Rift Valley in Kenya, to the west of Nairobi.
Visible from space, the meandering course it has carved along the floor of the Great Rift Valley leads from the Sea of Galilee to the Dead Sea.
One of the most striking geographical features of the country, the Great Rift Valley, is home to a chain of beautiful lakes around which are many of Ethiopia's national parks.
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