Episode 4 African Rift Valley

by Andrea Elizabeth

This rift formed Mt Kilimanjaro and Lake Victoria. The Rio Grande is also an intercontinental rift and separates the Colorado Plateau from the rest of the North American continent. Lake Bakal, the Rhine River, and the North American mid continenal rift (Yellowstone) are also rift valleys.
(Teaching Company’s Geologic Wonder lecture series available on Amazon streaming)