Mapping Kilimanjaro: a detailed topographical look at the Western Breach.
In December 2007 the most informative and accurate map of Kilimanjaro to date was
published by Climbing Map, a team of Swiss Cartographers working in collaboration
with Team Kilimanjaro.
The best map of Kilimanjaro currently available
Those thinking of climbing Kilimanjaro and wanting to enjoy easily accessible detailed
cartographical insights into their route, may purchase this map using this online
purchasing facility. Map and bookshops worldwide that wish to be perceived as offering
the most discerning selection of maps, are encouraged to approach the publishers
for competitive discounts.
Mapping the Western Breach accident
The following GoogleMap details the source of the rockfall, and the two impact points.
Looking down on the Western Breach from the height of Chamlang, (Nepal).
Looking across to the Western Breach from the height of the lower rockfall impact
Google Earth as an excellent planning tool for Western Breach route familiarisation
Climbers wishing to familiarise themselves with the Western Breach are advised to
take advantage of Google Earth's new high resolution satellite coverage for Kilimanjaro.
The following are sample extracts of the enhanced imagery recently made available
by Google Earth. When using Google Earth to explore the Western Breach the locations
of the various features captured on our featured videos will become easily apparent.
Looking down onto the Western Breach from the height of Chogolisa, (Pakistan).