The upper slopes of Kilimanjaro receive approximately 70 inches (1,780 mm) of rainfall each year. There are many streams on the southern and eastern slopes and these contribute to the Pangani and Tsavo Rivers as well as to Lake Jipe. The northern slopes contribute to Lake Amboseli and the Tsavo River.
Kibo is the largest cone and contains a 1.2 mi (2 km) crater that is roughly nearly 1,000 ft (305 m) deep. Kibo is ice-capped all the year round, but the glaciers that form this cap do not extend below 14,000 ft (4,270 m).
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