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Mount Stanley, Congo DRC/Uganda


Prominence: 3951 m, 12963 ft

Elevation: 5109 meters, 16,762 feet


Approx. Isolation: 829.87 km, 515.65 mi
Highest SummitMargherita Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)0° 23' 8'' N; 29° 52' 23'' E
0.385466, 29.873188 (Dec Deg)
819842E 42660N Zone 35 (UTM)
CountryCongo DRC (Highest Point)
Uganda (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceNord-Kivu (Highest Point)
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Lists that contain Mount Stanley:
     World Country High Points (Rank #26)
     World Top 100 by Prominence (Rank #27)
     World Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #27)
     Africa 4000-meter Peaks (Rank #4)
     World Drainage Basin High Points over 5000 m high (Rank #37)
     Largest-Area Drainage Basin High Points (Rank #11)
     Africa Range3 High Points (Rank #3)
     1500-meter Prominence Peak with Ascents (Rank #135)
     Africa Country High Points (Rank #3)
     UN Member State High Points (Rank #26)
     Africa UN Member High Points (Rank #3)
     Pre-1815 World Top 50 by Prominence [Historic] (Rank #28)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Voices from the Mountains (Venables)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2010-01-04 by Rob Woodall
     2010-01-04 by Petter Bjørstad

View ascents of peak by registered Peakbagger.com members (21 total)

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Mount Stanley, Africa: Margherita Peak to right, Alexandra Peak at center (2011-01-16). Photo by Ken Jones.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3951 m/12,963 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 3951 m/12,963 ft
  Key Col: 1158 m/3799 ft
Isolation829.87 km/515.65 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Kenya  (E)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: Africa
Range2: East Africa Mountains
Range3: East Rift Valley Ranges (Highest Point)
Range4: Ruwenzori (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsNile (HP)
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Ruwenzori Mountains National Park (Highest Point)/Parc National des Virunga (Highest Point)
First AscentJune 18, 1906
Luigi Amedeo (Italy)
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
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The approach to Mount Stanley traverses bogs of deep mud (2011-01-14). Photo by Ken Jones.
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Happy climbers atop both Uganda and the Congo on Margherita Peak, Mount Stanley (2011-01-17). Photo by Ken Jones.
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