A Map of Ngorongoro Crater and Environs





A Map of Ngorongoro Crater and Environs


A size A2 map showing roads, rivers, relief, spot heights, water bodies, cities, towns, hotels, lodges, historical places, airstrips and places of interest.


Scale 1 : 700,000




A Map of Ngorongoro Crater and Environs


The Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) is a conservation and a UNESCO World Heritage Site located 180 km west of Arusha in the Crater Highlands area of Tanzania.


The area is named after Ngorongoro Crater, a large volcanic caldera within the area.


Ngorongoro was named by the Maasai as El-Nkoronkoro meaning Gift of Life. The area is part of the Serengeti ecosystem and, to the north west , adjoins the Serengeti National Park and is continous with the southern Serengeti plains.


Ngorongoro Crater, the World’s largest inactive, intact, and unfilled volcanic caldera. it is 610 metres deep and its floor covers 260 square kilometers. The crater highlands are covered largely in montane forest.


Wildlife found here includes rhinos, buffalos, hippos, zebras, lions, elands, gazelles, waterbucks, oribis, and crocodiles.