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a mountain group in central Africa between Lake Albert and Lake Edward: sometimes identified with Ptolemy’s “Mountains of the Moon.” Highest peak, Mt. Ngaliema (Stanley), with two summits: Mt. Margherita, 16,795 feet (5119 meters), and Mt. Alexandra, 16,726 feet (5098 meters).
a mountain range in central Africa, on the border between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre) between Lakes Edward and Albert: generally thought to be Ptolemy’s “Mountains of the Moon”. Highest peak: Mount Stanley, 5109 m (16 763 ft)


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