East Africa’s Great Rift Valley: A Complex Rift System

The Great Rift Valley is a series of contiguous geographic trenches, approximately 3,700 mi in total length, that runs from the Beqaa Valley in Lebanon in Asia to Mozambique in Southeast Africa. The term refer to the valley of the East African Rift, the divergent plate boundary which extends from the Afar Triple Junction southward across eastern Africa, and is […]

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