Who named Mt Elgon?


Who named Mt Elgon?

Answer ( 1 )


    The mountain is named after the Elgonyi tribe, who once lived in huge caves on the south side of the mountain. It was known as “Ol Doinyo Ilgoon” ( Breast Mountain ) by the Maasai and as “Masawa” on the Ugandan side. Mountain Elgon has been an extinct volcano that first erupted more than 24 million years ago.

Leave an answer