Rwenzori Mountains National park which straddles at an area 996km2 was recorded as World Heritage Site in 1994 to protect the slopes of Rwenzori Mountains-fabled Mountains of the moon, which stretches about 120 km along the Congo border. The Rwenzori Mountains are as a result of the Rift Valley formation and they are Block Mountains. The Spectacular Rwenzori Mountain is the second highest mountain in Africa after Mount Kilimanjaro. Rwenzoris have Mount Stanley which features the main Margherita (5109m) peak and Alexandra (5083) and these peaks are only next to Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya in the whole of Africa. Mountain Rwenzori has got six glacial peaks and they include Mount Emin Pasha, Mount Stanley, Mount Speke, Mount Gessi, Mount Baker and Mount Luigi da Savoia. In 1906, the Italian Prince Luigi Amedeo da Savoia, Duke of Abruzzi became the first European to climb the peaks.