National Geographic : 1925 Feb
Frotograpn oyVittorno tela MT. STANLEY OF THE RUWENZORI RANGE Old geographers filled the center of unknown Africa with high mountains. Modern exploration hasshown that Africa isdevoid ofranges like the Rockies, the Alps, or the Himalayas. The Ruwenzori chain, about 50 miles long and 25 miles wide,isthe only very high nonvolcanic formation on the continent. Mt. Stanley, named for the explorer, is the central massif of the range. Three of itspeaks arehere shown: Savoia isveiled by a cloud, Alexandra holds the center, and Margherita, at the right, attains an elevation of 16,815 feet.