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Time travelling through Olorgesailie

The fascinating metropolis of ancient ancestors

Above: Mt Olorgesailie decked in cloud and wild flowers – copyright Rupi Mangat 5 May 2018

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Great Rift Zoom-In ~ Thursday’s Special

This week Paula’s set us a very  different kind of challenge. She asks us to show her a zoomed in – zoomed out image. I’ve  applied so much zoom to this photograph that the detail is abstracted. 171 more words

Tish Farrell Writer

Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya!

Lake Nakuru National Park is 188 square kilometres in size; a mere speck on the floor of the vast Great Rift Valley, but still home to a wide diversity of wildlife which thrives in the multiple habitats that are concentrated within this small but perfectly formed national park.

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Conservation

Is Kenya (and Africa) splitting in two?

This is from the BBC:

A crack that opened up in Kenya’s Rift Valley, damaging a section of the Narok-Nairobi highway, is still growing…🇰🇪 pic.twitter.com/Uzjs3H8Lp2…

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Africa

Dramatic Rift This Week

In geology, a rift is a tearing apart of the earth’s surface due to tectonic activity. Here are two photos of a rift, a physical tear in the earth, along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge at Þingvellir National Park, Iceland, where the North American and Eurasian Plates are moving apart. 58 more words

Pictures From The Road

Danakil Depression: Hottest Place on Earth

Well maybe there are hotter places on earth, but with highs of 40 degrees during winter, no shade to protect you and the alkaline earth reflecting the sun’s rays, you’ll believe whatever they tell you. 583 more words

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