Kilimanjaro paige and jeet

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Kilimanjaro paige and jeet

  1. 1. Kilimanjaro By, Paige Burchard and Jeet Patel
  2. 2. Where is it? <ul><li>Tanzania </li></ul><ul><li>Latitude and Longitude </li></ul><ul><li>3 °4’33”S, 37°21’12”E </li></ul><ul><li>Njaro is a town near the volcano </li></ul><ul><li>Near The Great Rift Valley. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Type of Volcano <ul><li>Dormant </li></ul><ul><li>Composite/Strato- Volcano </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Magma <ul><li>Type of Magma- Andesitic Magma </li></ul><ul><li>Medium Viscosity </li></ul><ul><li>Explosiveness-Gentle or Violent </li></ul>
  5. 5. What created it? <ul><li>Sits on a Divergent Plate Boundary. </li></ul><ul><li>Inside the African Plate Boundary, but the Earth’s crust fractured and the convection currents found their way up through the crust. </li></ul>
  6. 6. When has it erupted last? <ul><li>Last major eruption- 360,000 years ago </li></ul><ul><li>Most recent activity- just 200 years ago </li></ul><ul><li>Since it is Dormant it does not have a Eruption Interval. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Measurements <ul><li>5,895 meters tall! </li></ul><ul><li>19,341 feet tall! </li></ul><ul><li>17-18 times as tall as the Empire State Buliding! </li></ul>*Paige likes measurements!
  8. 8. How many people live near it? <ul><li>Over 1 MILLION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! </li></ul><ul><li>100,000 tourists, porter, and guides attempt to climb it yearly </li></ul><ul><li>The people that live there have a unique farming system. </li></ul>
  9. 9. How has it made a global impact? <ul><li>Raised awareness for Global Warming because of melting glaciers </li></ul>
  10. 10. Human Impact Ranking <ul><li>LOW! </li></ul><ul><li>Good soil </li></ul><ul><li>Many water sources. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s dormant </li></ul>

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