Mount Drotohn

Mountain, Nimba


Where is Mount Drotohn?

Mount Drotohn is a prominent peak located in Nimba County, Liberia. It is the highest mountain in Nimba and one of the tallest in the country, with an elevation of 1,380 meters (4,528 feet) above sea level. The mountain is situated in the Nimba Range, which is part of the West African Shield. The range is characterized by steep slopes, rugged terrain, and dense forests.

Mount Drotohn is a popular destination for hikers and nature enthusiasts, as it offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape. The mountain is covered in lush vegetation, including tropical rainforest and montane forest. The forest is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including primates, birds, and small mammals.

The mountain is also significant culturally, as it is considered a sacred site by the local communities. The mountain is believed to be the home of powerful spirits and is often used for traditional rituals and ceremonies.

Despite its beauty and cultural significance, Mount Drotohn faces several environmental challenges. Deforestation, soil erosion, and illegal mining activities are some of the major threats to the mountain's ecosystem. Conservation efforts are underway to protect the mountain and its unique biodiversity.

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Mount Drotohn is a mountain in Nimba, Liberia. It has an elevation of 234 meters above sea level. Information correct as at Thursday 6th January 1994.

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