Rwenzori Mountains National Park (1994)

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The Rwenzori Mountains National Park covers nearly 100,000 ha in western Uganda and comprises the main part of the Rwenzori mountain chain, which includes Africa's third highest peak (Mount Margherita: 5,109 m).

Uganda 1995. Waterfalls in Rwenzori.

Uganda 1995. Landscape in Rwenzori.

The region's glaciers, waterfalls and lakes make it one of Africa's most beautiful alpine areas. 

The park has many natural habitats of endangered species and a rich and unusual flora comprising, among other species, the giant heather. 

  • Uganda 1995. Waterfalls in Rwenzori. 
  • Uganda 1995. Landscape in Rwenzori. 

Uganda 1991. Animals of Uganda's Wetlands.

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Other World Heritage Sites in Uganda (on this site). Please refer to the UNESCO-listing, Uganda section, for further information about the individual properties.  

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