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Georg August Schweinfurth
(29 Dec 1836 - 19 Sep 1925)

German botanist who travelled in the interior of East Africa (from 1868) and studied the inhabitants together with the flora and fauna of the region


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A terrible wilderness of mountainous country constitutes the immediate environment of St. Paul's. It is a precipitous cliff into the abyss, a gate of hell, more horrible than the fantasy of Dante could express it.
— Georg August Schweinfurth
St. Paul's Monastery is located 300-km southeast of Cairo, on the southern edge of a desert mountain range, adjacent to the Gulf of Suez
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