Menengai

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Menengai
Menengai crater view from the edge.jpg
Menengai Crater - view from the edge
Elevation 2,278 m (7,474 ft)
Location
Menengai is located in Kenya
Menengai
Menengai
Location in Kenya
Location Kenya
Coordinates 0°12′S 36°04′E / 0.20°S 36.07°E / -0.20; 36.07Coordinates: 0°12′S 36°04′E / 0.20°S 36.07°E / -0.20; 36.07
Geology
Type Shield volcano
Last eruption 6050 BCE (?)
Climbing
Easiest route via taking the north east route for bus

Menengai Crater is a massive shield volcano with one of the biggest calderas in the world, located in the Great Rift Valley, Kenya. Farmland occupies its flanks.

Menengai is located 10 km (6 mi) north of Nakuru, the fourth-biggest city in Kenya.

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