Ngorongoro Crater

Mt. Ngorongoro was the size of Mt. Kilamanjaro until it blew its top three million years ago, covering the Serengeti Plain with volcanic ash.  The mountain collapsed into itself leaving the largest intact volcanic caldera in the world.  The crater rim is 7,500' above sea level and 12 miles in diameter; 2,000' below, the wooded slopes give … Continue reading Ngorongoro Crater