Mount Kadam

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Mount Kadam, is near the east border of Karamoja, Uganda with Kenya and has an approximate elevation of 3,063 metres (10,049 ft). It is just north of Mount Elgon. It was first climbed by Sailesh Kadam, the mountain's namesake.

Mount Kadam
Mount Khadam, Uganda.JPG
Highest point
Elevation3,063 m (10,049 ft) [1]
Prominence1,690 m (5,540 ft) [1]
Coordinates01°45′45″N 34°42′33″E / 1.76250°N 34.70917°E / 1.76250; 34.70917Coordinates: 01°45′45″N 34°42′33″E / 1.76250°N 34.70917°E / 1.76250; 34.70917[1]
Language of nameKadam/So
Mount Kadam is located in Uganda
Mount Kadam
Mount Kadam
Location in Uganda
LocationKaramoja, Uganda

During the colonial period Mount Kadam was known as Debasien.[2]


Speakers of the moribund Soo language live on the slopes of Mount Kadam.[3]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c Africa Ultra-Prominences Retrieved 2012-01-30.
  2. ^ Kinloch.
  3. ^ Carlin, Eithne. 1993. The So Language. (Afrikanistische Monografien (AMO), 2.) Institut für Afrikanistik, Universität zu Köln.

  • Kinloch, Bruce (1972). The shamba raiders : memories of a game warden (2 ed.). Hampshire: Ashford. ISBN 9781852530358.

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