of the 5,199 m high Batian is the highest after the Kibo the second highest mountain of Africa and in the high mountains of the Mount Kenya massif.

The summits Batian and Nelion of the Mount Kenya massif

of the Batian about 140 kilometers northeast Nairobi is appropriate for the Kenyan capital in the center of the country.

The Erstbesteigung of the Batian succeeded 1899 to the Britisher Sir Halford Mackinder with Cesar Ollier and Joseph Brocherel.


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