The Thabana Ntlenyana as seen from the Giants Castle Ridge
It is located in the east of the Kingdom of Lesotho and has an altitude of 3482 meters above sea level. It consists of basalt and is surrounded by mountains of similar height; the tip is not very pronounced.
The Thabana Ntlenyana is the highest mountain in Africa south of Mount Meru , which is only a little south of Kilimanjaro .
^ A. Mabille, H. Dieterlen: Sesuto-English Dictionary . Morija Sesuto Book Depot, Morija 1985