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ON GOD'S MOUNTAIN - THE STORY OF MOUNT KENYA Amin, Willetts, Tetley 1991 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By Amin, Mohammed, Duncan Willetts, Brian Tetley
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Kenya, 1991, 1st edition. 192 pp, color photos, pictorial end papers. Large format hardcover with dust jacket. Fine condition. (Actually almost New.)

This is a heavy, large format book. Extra postage will be requested for Media Mail, Priority Mail or International Mail.

Illustrated with magnificent photographs in full color. Estimated to have once topped 23,000 feet, wind, sun and rain have taken their toll and slowly glaciation, time and weather eroded its crumbling crown to where Mount Kenya now stands at 17,058 feet. First climbed by Halford Mackinder a century ago, it is now a mecca for mountain climbing enthusiasts who come to relish the rock and ice climbs and revel in the extraordinary beauty of the surrounding moorlands and minor peaks.

Long before mankind's earliest ancestors evolved in the great rift valley two or three million years ago, Mount Kenya was born in the tumultuous movements that remodeled eastern Africa. Slowly, glaciation, time and weather eroded its crumbling crown and began to wear it down to its present height of 17,058 feet. Yet, it still imposes a feeling of awe in all who see it.

Photographers Mohamed Amin and Duncan Willets and writer Brian Tetley recount the story of "God's Mountain."

Contents:

Prologue - Page 11

1 - Introduction: God's Abode - Page 16

2 - Snow On The Equator - Page 24

3 - No Picnics On Mount Kenya - Page 56

4 - Masters Of The Mountain - Page 100

5 - On God's Mountain - Page 140

Epilogue - Page 177


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