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Erigavo topographic map

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Name: Erigavo topographic map, elevation, terrain.

Location: Erigavo, Ceerigaabo عيرجابو, Sanaag, Somaliland, Somalia (10.45806 47.21000 10.77806 47.53000)

Average elevation: 1,774 m

Minimum elevation: 1,193 m

Maximum elevation: 2,446 m

10 km (6 m) to the north of the town are the remains of a juniper forest, running along the edge of the escarpment overlooking the Gulf of Aden. The escarpment is approximately 2,000 m (6,562 ft) above sea level, where the road from Erigavo drops down to the coast. 2 km (1.2 mi) to the west, it rises to the highest point in Somaliland, Shimbiris. A popular local attraction, the summit sits at an elevation of about 2670 m above sea level. A road also leads up from Erigavo to Mountain Daallo. At the mountain's peak, the sea can be observed in addition to the ancient town of Hiis situated nearby.