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Melting ice on Mount Kilimanjaro, East Africa

Year: 2007 Author: Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Close to 50 per cent of the glaciers in Africa, on the Rwenzori Mountains, Mount Kenya and Kilimanjaro have disappeared, while larger glaciers – particularly on Kilimanjaro – have been fragmented. Changes in glacier area and volume are being used as indicators for global warming and climate change.
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