Montes Bamboutos, Cameroon 

The Bambouto Massif or the Bamboo Mountains is a group of volcanoes on the base of the Cameroon Mountain Range , located in the western highlands of Cameroon . The stratovolcano of Mount Oku reaches 3011 meters.

The large volcanic complex extends in a NE-SW direction for more than 50 km, with the highest peaks rising to 2,679 m around the edge of a boiler with a diameter of 10 kilometers. The lava is between 23 and 6 million years old, with a smaller basaltic series and a superior series of trachytes , trachyfonolites and phonolites.

Epic Cameroon Culture & Adventure Route © Monika Newbound

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