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Aberdare Ranges and National Park

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The aberdare national park was established in may 1950, it covers an area of 766 square kilometers, the mountain range  between 7,000 ft to 14,000 above the sea leve. The park has stunning landscapes from the mountain peaks to deep valleys with streams, rivers and waterfalls. the mountains have moorland bamboo and rainforests.

The two highest peaks are OlDonyo Lesatima (13,120)  and kinangop at 12,816ft. The park is 100 kilometers North of Nairobi.

The Aberdare range was named by J.J Thompson in 1884 in honor of Lord Aberdare, who at the time was president of the royal Geographical society and the royal historical society.

The Rhino Charge is an annual fundraiser to carter for the fencing of the aberdare national park as a means of protecting the East Africa's largest indigenous forest from destruction.

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