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Sudan Kinyeti.jpg
Heichest pynt
Elevation3,187 m (10,456 ft)
Prominence2,120 m (6,960 ft)
LeetinKintra heich pynt
Coordinates3°56′51″N 32°54′32″E / 3.94750°N 32.90889°E / 3.94750; 32.90889Coordinates: 3°56′51″N 32°54′32″E / 3.94750°N 32.90889°E / 3.94750; 32.90889
Kinyeti is locatit in South Sudan
Location in Sooth Sudan
LocationSooth Sudan
Parent rangeImatong Mountains

Moont Kinyeti is the heichest peak in Sooth Sudan. It is locatit in the Imatong Moontains in Ikwoto Coonty o Imatong State state, near the Ugandan mairch. It wis earlier locatit in Eastern Equatorie afore the reorganisation o states. Kinyeti haes an elevation o 3,187 metres (10,456 ft) abuin sea level.[1] The group o heich moontains that contain Kinyeti, extendin tae the mairch wi Uganda, are sometimes cried the Lomariti or Lolobai moontains.[2]

The lawer pairts o the moontain were covered wi lush forest.[3] These are the maist northren forests o the East African montane forest ecoregion.[4] The summit is rocky, wi montane gressland an scattered, law ericaceous scrubs, law subshrub an herbs in rock crevices.[5] Ane o the first Europeans tae veesit the moontain wis the botanist Thomas Ford Chipp, wha discovered Coreopsis Chippii near the summit.[6]

Panoramic image frae the top o the moont

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Mount Kinyeti". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 2011-07-06.
  2. Kaj Vollesen (1998). Flora of the Sudan-Uganda border area east of the Nile, Part 1. Kgl. Danske Videnskabernes Selskab. p. 9. ISBN 87-7304-297-8.
  3. Paul Clammer (2005). Sudan: the Bradt travel guide. Bradt Travel Guides. p. 5. ISBN 1-84162-114-5.
  4. "East African montane forests". Terrestrial Ecoregions. World Wildlife Fund. Retrieved 2011-07-06.
  5. Kaj Vollesen (2005). Flora of the Sudan-Uganda border area east of the Nile: Catalogue of vascular plants, 2nd part, vegetation and phytogeography, Part 2. Kgl. Danske Videnskabernes Selskab. ISBN 87-7304-318-4.
  6. Earl Edward Sherff (20 October 1936). "Revision of the Genus Coreopsis" (PDF). Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago.