Preliminary Notes on the Geology of Kilimanjaro

  title={Preliminary Notes on the Geology of Kilimanjaro},
  author={William Wilcockson},
  journal={Geological Magazine},
  pages={218 - 228}
Abstract A preliminary account of the geological results of an expedition to the volcanic massif of Kilimanjaro is given. The structure and succession at each of the main eruptive centres is described. The probable ages of volcanicity are discussed. 

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Meru is seen left, 55 miles distant. Prominent features of Mawenzi are : East Face, 5,500 feet high, dropping towards the Mawenzi Barrancos

    the Northern Ice-Rim, left, the Credner Glacier, centre, the Drygalski Glacier and two branches of the Penck Glacier, right ; the Lent-Gruppe

      Ergebnisse der Forschungen am Kilimandscharo, Dietrich Reimer, Berlin

      • 1920

      Pleistocene or earlier but the absence of any intercalcated glacial sediment in these lavas makes a pre-Pleistocene age seem more probable

        On Kibo are seen the 500 feet Caldera Scarp, to the left, and the Inner Cone rising from the Caldera

          EXPLANATION OF PLATES VII AND VIII Oblique aerial photographs, published by kind permission of the Department of lands and Surveys

          • Tanganyika Territory. PLATE VII.-Mawenzi and Kibo from the east

          The Geology of a Part of Northern Tanganyika Territory

          • 1953

          Ergebnisse der Forschungen am Kilimandscharo

          • 1920

          Mawenzi is seen at extreme left. Prominent features of Kibo are

            The Geology of a Part of Northern Tanganyika Territory." Ph.D. Thesis University of Sheffield. DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

            • 1953