This list of publications is intended to allow visitors to our website to learn more about Mount Elgon and the Mount Elgon Foundation. In addition, we include links to relevant websites and a list of our policies. Please contact us with any publications or links you think should be included.
Jovanelly, T., Kinnaird, T. C., Kinyanjui, R. N., Kiura, P., Ndiema, E. K., Powles, P., Powles, S. W., Sanderson, D. C. W., Spencer, J. Q., Walukana, E. M. & Watene, P. 2014. Characterising luminescence stratigraphies in the Mount Elgon caves (Chepnyalil rockshelter and Kiptogot Cave). Luminescence dating report. Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre, University of Glasgow, July 2014.
Ndiema, E. K. 2004. New perspectives on rock art from Mt. Elgon, Trans-Nzoia and Kara-Pokot: a preliminary report. The Future of Africa’s Past – Proceedings of TARA Conference, November 2004.
Ndiema, E. K., Kinyanjui, R. & Kiura, P. 2020. New Archaeological Excavations at Mt. Elgon Caves, Western Kenya. Kenya Past and Present, October 2020.
Coutu, A. N. 2015. The elephant in the room: mapping the footsteps of historic elephants with big game hunting collections. World Archaeology, 47:3, 486-503, DOI: 10.1080/00438243.2015.1016184.
Jenner, A. 2017. Get Lost in Mega-Tunnels Dug by South American Megafauna. Discover Magazine, March 2017.
Kerfoot, C. & Powles, S. W. 2020. Chemukung: The Elephant, the Snare and the Log. Swara Magazine, July – September 2020.
Ndiema, E. K. & Powles, C. J. 2019. Cave Elephants and the Search for Our Early Human Ancestors on Mount Elgon. Swara Magazine, October – December 2019.
Redmond, I. 2016. For the Day of the Elephants, a Crash Course in Conservation. National Geographic Society Newsroom, August 2016.
Redmond, I. 2015. Return to Elgon, cave elephants prompt bonfire thoughts. Swara Magazine, July – September 2015.
Redmond, I. 1988. Underground elephants under attack. Swara Magazine, March – April 1988.
Redmond, I. & Shoshani, J. 1987. Mount Elgon’s Elephants Are in Peril. Elephant, 2 (3), 46-66.
Bowell, R. J., Redmond. I. & Warren, A. 1996. Formation of cave salts and utilization by elephants in the Mount Elgon region, Kenya. Environmental Geochemistry and Health, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Volume 113.
Lundberg, J. & McFarlane, D. A. The Caves of Mt. Elgon National Park.
Lundberg, J. & McFarlane, D. A. 2003. Speleogenesis of the Mount Elgon elephant caves, Kenya.
Lundberg, J. & McFarlane, D. A. 2006. Speleogenesis of the Mount Elgon elephant caves, Kenya. Geological Society of America, Special Paper 404.
Lundberg, J. & McFarlane, D. A. 2007. Mount Elgon’s ‘elephant caves.’ Swara Magazine, October – December 2007.
Lundquist, C. F. & Varnedoe, W. W. Jr. 2005. Salt ingestion caves. International Journal of Speleology, 35 (1), 3-18.
Department of Lands and Surveys, Uganda 1967. Map of Mount Elgon at scale 1:125,000.
Ballatore, T. J. & Olaka, L. 2015. Atlas of Mount Elgon. Prepared by the African Collaborative Centre for Earth System Science (ACCESS).
Cheptoo Rono, P., Munyao Mutie, F., Kathambi, V., Wei, N., Muema Watuma, B., Nanjala, C., Kinoyori Wagutu, G.K., Kirika, P., Malombe, I., Hu, G.-W., Wang, Q,-F. 2023. An annotated plant checklist of the transboundary volcanic MtElgon, East Africa. PhytoKeys 223: 1–174.
East African Wild Life Society. 2021. PowerPoint Summary of the Society.
Holmwood, S. 2021. A Purpose. Lifelong friends, cave elephants and environmental protection with Charles Kerfoot. Serpentine Jarrahdale WIRE Edition 06, January 2021.
Jeannel, R. 1993. Un Cimetière d’Éléphants. Société des Amis du Muséum, Paris (2 Chapters only)
Kenya Water Towers Agency. 2018. Kenya Water Towers Report for Mt. Elgon
Kerfoot, C. 2019. Visit Mount Elgon Guide.
Powles, C. J. 2023. Hike to the peak of Koitoboss, December 29th to 31st, 2022.
Constitution and Policies
The following policies of the Mount Elgon Foundation and its constitution are available upon request.
Complaints Policy and Procedure
Conflict of Interest Policy
Grant Making Policy
Risk Management Policy