the fact about ngorongoro crater

the fact about ngorongoro crater

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The fact about Ngorongoro crater

The Ngorongoro Crater is a world-famous natural wonder and a popular tourist destination in Tanzania. Here are some interesting facts about the Ngorongoro Crater:

  1. It is the world's largest unbroken, unflooded volcanic caldera.

  2. The crater is approximately 19.2 kilometers (12 miles) in diameter and over 600 meters (1,970 feet) deep.

  3. It is estimated that over 25,000 large animals live in the crater, including elephants, lions, leopards, buffalos, hippos, zebras, wildebeest, and more.

  4. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area, which includes the crater, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a protected area that is home to the Maasai people.

  5. The name "Ngorongoro" comes from a Maasai word, "El-Nkoronkoro," which means "gift of life."

  6. The Ngorongoro Crater is often referred to as the "Eighth Wonder of the World" due to its stunning natural beauty and unique ecosystem.

  7. The crater is also home to the Olduvai Gorge, one of the most important archaeological sites in the world, where fossils and artifacts from early human ancestors have been discovered.

  8. Visitors can take guided safaris to explore the crater and witness the incredible wildlife and scenery, making it a must-visit destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers alike

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