Mount Kilimanjaro

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the highest peak in Africa

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Faced with Mr X's collapse on the summit ridge, you regret not speaking up at Mawenzi Tarn, 1 500 m below, although the differential diagnosis for his symptoms at that stage was broad, including simple dehydration or heat stroke.
It was found in July 2005 at the 270-meter level of the Bravo shaft in Block C, and has been named the "Mawenzi," after Mount Kilimanjaro's second highest peak (leaving room for an even larger crystal to be found some day, and named "Uhuru" after the highest peak).
Karl Pahnke on his Kilimanjaro climb with the second highest summit Mawenzi in the background and (inset) Karl at the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, in Tanzania.
From July 2006 through August 2008, we collected blood from 723 patients [greater than or equal to] 13 years of age who had axillary temperatures [greater than or equal to] 38[degrees]C and who had been admitted to Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre and Mawenzi Regional Hospital in Moshi, Tanzania.
Modern triangulation gives a height of 5895 metres (19340 feet) for Kibo and 5149 metres (16890 feet) for Mawenzi. The Shira volcanic cone is often added as a third summit at 3962 metres (13000 feet).
With breath-taking views it has three volcanic centres - Shira, Kibo and Mawenzi.
It is made up of three extinct volcanoes Kibo (19,340 feet), Mawenzi (16,896 feet) and Shira (13,000 feet);
It is an extinct volcano with two peaks: Mawenzi (5,600 meters) and Kibo (6,447 meters).
The team have to conquer Mawenzi Tarm first, the sister peak of Kilimanjaro, and a very dangerous mountain that is literally crumbling away.
Temperatures fluctuate madly on Kilimanjaro, from the heat of the fertile lower slopes to the high-altitude desert of the saddle which spans the divide between Mawenzi and Kibo.
Then as we approached the Saddle, the long, red, windswept shoulder connecting Mawenzi and Kibo, the fraternal peaks of Kilimanjaro, two porters rounded the bend rolling a wheelbarrow-like stretcher with a dull-eyed European tucked inside.
As we sat in an Italian restaurant after sunset devouring our pasta and garlic bread, I told her I had just finished reading The Relevance of Islamic Identity in Canada: Culture, Politics, and Self a collection of 11 essays edited by Nurjehan Aziz and published by Mawenzi House.
This was announced by the Prime Minister, Mr Kasim Majaliwa, during his impromptu visit at Mawenzi Regional Referral Hospital, and was not happy to witness the shortage of medical drugs at the hospital.
Composed of three distinct volcanic cones: Kibo 5,895 meters, a dormant crater and where Uhuru Peak the highest point is located; Mawenzi 5,149 meters and Shira 3,962 meters, both extinct, if that is ever true.