Mau Escarpment

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Mau Escarpment
Mau Escarpment is located in Kenya
Mau Escarpment
Mau Escarpment
Location in Kenya
Highest point
Elevation3,000 m (9,800 ft)
Coordinates0°38′36″S 36°03′42″E / 0.64347°S 36.06164°E / -0.64347; 36.06164Coordinates: 0°38′36″S 36°03′42″E / 0.64347°S 36.06164°E / -0.64347; 36.06164[1]

The Mau Escarpment is a fault scarp running along the western edge of the Great Rift Valley in Kenya. The top of the escarpment reaches approximately 3000 m (10,000 ft) above sea level, and is over 1000 m higher than the floor of the Rift Valley.[2]


  1. ^ Mau Escarpment on Geonames
  2. ^ "Mau Escarpment, Rampart, Kenya". Encyclopedia Britannica. 2017.

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