The East African Rift System Stretches from the Red Sea to Mocambique (image) GFZ GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam, Helmholtz Centre Share Print E-Mail Caption The East African Rift System stretches from the Red Sea to Mocambique. It is marked by the African Great Lakes and is currently the largest rift of the world. Credit S. Brune; Kartengrundlage: Nasa-World-Wind Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.