Tanzania Volcanoes

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Tanzania hosts a range of volcanoes distributed along the Great Rift Valley, a testament to the dynamic geological forces shaping the East African landscape. These volcanoes exhibit diverse morphologies and eruptive histories. Notable examples include the active Ol Doinyo Lengai, known for its unusual natrocarbonatite lava, and Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak and a dormant stratovolcano. Other significant volcanic centers in Tanzania include the Ngorongoro Crater, a collapsed caldera, and the lesser-known but substantial caldera of Rungwe.