DOINYO LENGAI The Mountain Of God Excellent photographs and descriptions of the Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano,
that towers above the East African Rift Valley in northern Tanzania.
Written by Frederick A. Belton and based on expeditions to the area.
of the Alid Volcanic Center
Alid is a structural dome and rhyolitic volcanic center that rises
about 700 m from the floor of the Danakil Depression, an actively spreading
graben that extends north from the Afar triple junction. USGS
The SPOT Satellite: Applications to Agriculture: Kenya and the
African Rift Valley
Illustration of the fault blocks of the Rift Valley, as well as photographs
and Landsat MSS images of Kenya. A comparison of SPOT (an operational
series of Earth-observing satellites) images versus Landsat images of
the same area.
Depression - One of "Wikipedia's" free sites; Offers an
excellent satellite image photo that one can download at high resolutions.
Halfway down the page is an excellent "Perspective view of the
Afar depression and environs, generated by draping a Landsat image over
a Digital elevation model." This page is filled with additional
links (both environmental and geological) which also lead to additional
maps and photos.
A look at this page is highly recommended!
African Photo Safari
A collection of 8 photographic slideshows and videoclips from Kenya,
Tanzania and Zanzibar. Rift
18 photos from Lake Nakuru, Lake Elmenteita and the Aberdares, Kenya(1995-98).