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Recommendations for Tourist Map of Kilimanjaro National Park
Veronica Roodt Publications
Pretoria, South Africa 2009
Fold-up map, 59x84 cm, both-sided colour print, English text
The cartographic design displays the information of the Tourist Map of Kilimanjaro National Park with strong accents and is based on satellite imaging. It shows a grid of parallels and meridians with degree data. The map legend refers to typical aspects of mountaineering and highlights all huts, walking trails, the Northern and Southern Circuit Trail and topographic lines.
Information boxes explain the park regulation of the Kilimanjaro National Park and provide information on the locality, size, archaeology and geological history. Specific topics are: climbing the mountain and general preparation, food and cooking, fitness, health and safety precautions, animals and birds, vegetation zones and plants of Kilimanjaro.
Another section describes the details and requirements of the eight Kilimanjaro climbing routes to enable the choice and the planning of a certain route: These are the Marangu Route, Machame Route, Lemosho Route, Shira Plateau Route, Umbwe Route, Loitokitok Route, Mweka Route and Rongai Route.
Index of maps and insets:
Map of Kilimanjaro National Park 1:160.000
Perspective view on Kibo
Glaciers on Kibo
Perspective view top of the mountain
Perspective view from the South
Perspective view from the North
Simplified overview map of Tanzania