Lake Baringo, Kenya - John Seach


Ol Kokwe volcano
Lake Baringo, Kenya

0.63 N, 36.08 E
summit elevation 1130 m
Shield volcano

Lake Baringo is a located in the northern Kenyan Rift Valley. The lake is freshwater and supports a large bird, crocodile, hippo, and fish population. Ol Kokwe Island is located in the centre of Lake Baringo. It is the smallest volcano in the northern Rift Valley. Geothermal activity is present along the NE peninsula.

Lake Baringo is located in a faulted area of the axial graben of the central Kenya Rift. Lake Baringo is fresh despite a lack of outlet, and in the presence of a shallow depth and high evaporation rate.

Lake Baringo photos by John Seach

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Lake Baringo 2008

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Lake Baringo (Ol Kokwe volcano)

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One of the eruption locations of Ol Kokwe volcano in Lake Baringo

Ol Kokwe Island, Lake Baringo 2008

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Ol Kokwe Island, Lake Baringo, Kenya

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Sightseeing for hippos, Lake Baringo, Kenya

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Lake Baringo boat tour office

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Lake Baringo tour booking

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Tribe near Ol Kokwe volcano, Lake Baringo, Kenya

Rift Valley Lakes of Kenya

Lake Magadi Lake Bogoria
Lake Naivasha Lake Baringo
Lake Elementeita Lake Logipi
Lake Nakuru Lake Turkana


 Ol Kokwe Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.