Cal Madow

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Cal Madow (also Al Madow, Al Medu, Calmadow or Al Mado) (Buuraha Calmadow, علمدو) is a mountain range in Somalia.wikipedia
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Bosaso

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It stretches across an area between the west of Bosaso to northwest of Erigavo.
Shimbiris, the highest peak in Somalia, is located some 220 km to the southwest in the Cal Madow mountain range.

Somalia

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Cal Madow (also Al Madow, Al Medu, Calmadow or Al Mado) (Buuraha Calmadow, علمدو) is a mountain range in Somalia.
Cal Madow is a mountain range in the northeastern part of the country.

Mount Shimbiris

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Its peak sits at almost 2500 m in Shimbiris, northwest of Erigavo.
It is located in the Al Madow mountain rangein the Sanaag region.

Lamadaya

The Lamadaya waterfalls is one of the best scenery in Cal Madow.
Lamadaya are waterfalls that are located in the Cal Madow mountain range in the northern Sanaag region of Somaliland.

Sanaag

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The local population of the Sanaag region is primarily responsible for preserving the habitat, which continues to face the risk of deforestation.

Warsangali

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However, in the core zone of the Juniperus procera mountainous forest, ECOTERRA Intl, based on a request of the late Sultan of the Warsangeli clan, Suldan Abdisallam, renewed by his successor, Suldan Said, maintains since 1989 a low key environmental awareness and nature protection programme through local groups.
The Cal Madow chain of mountains, which is partially inside the clan's territory, extends to the cities of Bosaso (the capital of the Bari region) and Ceerigaabo (the capital of the Sanaag region) in an east-west direction.

Mountain range

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Cal Madow (also Al Madow, Al Medu, Calmadow or Al Mado) (Buuraha Calmadow, علمدو) is a mountain range in Somalia.

Erigavo

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It stretches across an area between the west of Bosaso to northwest of Erigavo. Its peak sits at almost 2500 m in Shimbiris, northwest of Erigavo.

Deforestation

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The local population of the Sanaag region is primarily responsible for preserving the habitat, which continues to face the risk of deforestation.

Sea level

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The dense mountain forest sits at an altitude of between 700–800 m above sea level, and has a mean annual rainfall of 750–850 mm.

Precipitation

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In addition to rainfall, Cal Madow receives additional precipitation in the form of fog and winter rains, which sustain isolated forests of juniperus, buxus etc. Mist also appears to be important in the distribution of juniperus (dayib), one of the species locals use for timber.

Fog

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In addition to rainfall, Cal Madow receives additional precipitation in the form of fog and winter rains, which sustain isolated forests of juniperus, buxus etc. Mist also appears to be important in the distribution of juniperus (dayib), one of the species locals use for timber.

Juniper

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In addition to rainfall, Cal Madow receives additional precipitation in the form of fog and winter rains, which sustain isolated forests of juniperus, buxus etc. Mist also appears to be important in the distribution of juniperus (dayib), one of the species locals use for timber.

Buxus

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In addition to rainfall, Cal Madow receives additional precipitation in the form of fog and winter rains, which sustain isolated forests of juniperus, buxus etc. Mist also appears to be important in the distribution of juniperus (dayib), one of the species locals use for timber.

Celtis

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For timber production, the buxus (dhoqos), buxus and celtis (boodaar) poles are cut from living trees in the evergreen forest.

Evergreen forest

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For timber production, the buxus (dhoqos), buxus and celtis (boodaar) poles are cut from living trees in the evergreen forest.

Carob

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The discovery of the locust bean (ceratonia), lavenders and many other plant species has emphasized the many links the Cal Madow highlands have with the Mediterranean region.

Lavandula

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The discovery of the locust bean (ceratonia), lavenders and many other plant species has emphasized the many links the Cal Madow highlands have with the Mediterranean region.

Mediterranean Basin

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The discovery of the locust bean (ceratonia), lavenders and many other plant species has emphasized the many links the Cal Madow highlands have with the Mediterranean region.

Petroleum

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It is considered a key area for oil exploration, and has a petroleum system identical to and formerly contiguous with those within the Republic of Yemen.

Yemen

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It is considered a key area for oil exploration, and has a petroleum system identical to and formerly contiguous with those within the Republic of Yemen.

Fauna

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Cal Madow and adjacent areas also have richer fauna than many other parts of Horn of Africa, and harbor some of the rarest and most localized of Somali endemic animal species.

Horn of Africa

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Cal Madow and adjacent areas also have richer fauna than many other parts of Horn of Africa, and harbor some of the rarest and most localized of Somali endemic animal species.

Warsangli linnet

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Here, Warsangli linnet (Carduelis johannis), pigeons (acanthus olivae) and golden-winged grosbeaks can be observed, as can antelopes such as the beira (dorcatragus megalotis), and different sub-species of gazelle.

Columbidae

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Here, Warsangli linnet (Carduelis johannis), pigeons (acanthus olivae) and golden-winged grosbeaks can be observed, as can antelopes such as the beira (dorcatragus megalotis), and different sub-species of gazelle.