World Heritage Sites in Namibia


Twyfelfontein or /Ui-//aes

(20.596 S 14.373 E) -- satellite image

With over 2000 figures documented to date, Twyfelfontein has one of the largest concentrations of rock petroglyphs in Africa.


Namib Sand Sea

(24.767 S 15.392 E)

Namib means "vast place." The desert geology consists of extensive sand seas near the coast that are influenced by fog. Further inland, gravel plains and scattered mountain outcrops occur. Some of the sand dunes are 300 metres (980 ft) high and stretch for 32 km (20 mi), and are the second largest in the world after the Badain Jaran Desert dunes in China.



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Last updated: August 21, 2015