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    Bosua Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1,728m above the sea level, located in central Namibia. The pass is located on the C28 road. The road over the pass, also known as Boshua Pass, is one of the Namibia's...
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    The Bloed Koppie
    • Namib-Naukluft Park
    The Bloed Koppie is a spectacular granite hill ideal for the enegetic to explore. Smaller than the Spitskoppe the Bloedkoppie still offers ample opportunities to explore and take photographs. Visiting the Bloedkoppie and the 4x4...
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    Brukkaros Krater
    • Keetmanshoop
    Brukkaros is 'n rustende vulkaan op 'n 100km afstand noordnoordwes van Keetmanshoop in Namibië.
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    Rising out of the sandy plains just north of the main road between Swakopmund and Windhoek and west of Usakos lies the Spitzkoppe one of Namibias if not the worlds most striking rocks spires. Rustic Campsites scattered around the...
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    The Petrified Forest
    • Kaokoland & Damara Land
    The Petrified forest located some 40 kilometres west of the Namibian town of Khorixas, on the C39 road, is a deposit of large tree trunks that have "turned to stone" through a process of diagenesis.
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    The 30 Gibeon Meteorites, 600 million years old, are mounted on steel columns in Post Street Mall. Between 1911 and 1913, Dr. Paul Range, the State Geologists for the Government of German SWA, collected 37 meteorite fragments in...
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    The Fish River Canyon is located in the south of Namibia. It is the largest canyon in Africa, as well as the second most visited tourist attraction in Namibia. It features a gigantic ravine, in total about 100 miles (160 km)...
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    Bird Island began as a wooden platform measuring four meters square, three meters above the sea. Winter finished this initial construction in March 1930. One year later he had enlarged the platform to 16 meters square, and by...
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    Messum Crater
    • Henties Bay
    The Messum Crater is located north East of Cape Cross within the Dorob National Park in Namibia. When visiting the crater make sure you have enough equipment to handle basic breakdowns. The road leading to the Messum Crater has...
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    The Monument, erected in 1933, commemorates the 12 soldiers that lost their lives on 18th December 1914, under Major Franke at Fort Naulila. Major Franke was sent to avenge the murder of Dr Schultze-Jena, District Officer for...
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    In 1894 the German artist, Troost, tried to replace the tedious ox-wagon traffic on the "Bay Road" from Swakopmund into the interior by the implementation of a steam traction engine, but it did not succeed to operate under the...
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    Gibeon
    • Gibeon
    Gibeon, situated 72km south of Mariental and 176km north of Keetmanshoop just off the B1, was originally known by the name Khaxa-tsûs. It received its name from Kido Witbooi, first Kaptein of the ǀKhowesin, a subtribe of the...
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    The Namib Desert Horse is a rare feral horse found in the Namib Desert of Namibia, Africa. It is probably the only feral herd of horses residing in Africa, with a population ranging between 90 and 150. The Namib Desert Horse...
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    Prominent mountain (1500 m) 35 km north-west of Aus, along the road to Luderitz. German for ‘the thickset Wilhelm’, the name refers to Kaiser Wilhelm II whose orders, like the insular mountain in the otherwise flat Namib...
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    The Christus Kirche was designed by Gottlieb Redecker, a German government architect, who drew up the first designs in 1900 and 1901. The final plans weren't completed until 1906 as there was the Herero and Nama uprisings against...
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    Sure, you’ll see quiver trees, Aloe dichotoma, all over southern Namibia, but it’s the sheer numer and size of the distinctive forked aloes found amoung the jungle of massive dolerite boulders on the Gariganuns farm outside...
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    The diamond rush was one of the main reasons why the building of a rail link to Luderitz became so important. The railway line was further extended as far as Holoog by November 1908, making it possible to transport goods and...
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    The Cape Cross Seal Reserve is a protected area managed by the Namibian government. It is home to one of the largest Cape Fur Seal colonies in the world. It derives its name from the padrão (stone cross) that was initially...
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    Initially a 325 meter long, wooden jetty was built in 1902, which was replaced by an iron one in 1912. This was to be 640 metres long and equipped with two 5 ton and two 3 ton cranes, as well as a railway line.
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    The Stone Tower in Outjo was erected in 1900 and served as a base for a windmill that pumped water from an underground aquifer. It was built over a well and is 9.4m high.
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    The Otjikoto Lake is the smaller of only two permanent natural lakes in Namibia. It is located 20 kilometres from Tsumeb next to the B1 road towards Namutoni and Ondangwa.
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    The Tower of Tiras
    • Helmeringhausen
    When travelling on the C13 in the south of Namibia between Aus and Helmeringhausen near the Tiras Mountains you will find this strange tower seemingly built from scrap iron.
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    Sesriem is the "Gateway to Sossusvlei". It is a small village called after a natural canyon carved by the Tsauchab rivier in the local sedimentary rock, about a kilometre long and up to 30 meters deep.
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    The Verbrandeberg and Organ Pipes
    • Kaokoland & Damara Land
    The barren mountain "Verbrandeberg", meaning “Burnt Mountain”, was proclaimed a national monument in 1989. The unique display of colours on its slopes and surfaces during morning and evening hours was a highlight in an...
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