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Traditionally, sedentary cultivators like the Hausa in Nigeria and the Kikuyu in
Kenya live apart from their nomadic herdsmen neighbours (the Fulani and Masai,
respectively), with the result that over large areas of the continent farmers do not
Glaciers The relict glaciers that occur in the summit zones of Kilimanjaro, Mount
Kenya, and the Ruwenzori have little erosive force. Their more powerful
predecessors, however, extended down to altitudes of between 12,000 and
10,000 feet ...
The montane forest of Kilimanjaro is drier than that of Mount Kenya. Bamboo is
virtually absent, although it is abundant on neighbouring Mount Meru, and there
is no parkland zone. The heather zone is strongly represented, whereas the ...
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