0 Likes

Viewpoint on the edge of the Waterberg
Africa

The Waterburg Plateau is a particularly prominent location, elevating high above the plains of the Kalahari of Eastern Namibia. Waterburg Park and some 405 km² of surrounding land were declared a Nature Reserve in 1972. The plateau is largely inaccessible so in the early 1970s several of Namibia's endangered species were soon translocated there to protect them from predators and poaching to extinction. The programme was very successful and Waterberg now supplies other Namibian parks with rare animals. The Waterberg Plateau National Park is ecologically diverse and rich and has over 200 different species of bird with some rare species of small antelope on the lower hills of the mountain.

Source: Wiki

Copyright: Martin kneth
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9000x4500
Uploaded: 11/12/2011
Updated: 28/12/2011
Views:

...


Tags:
comments powered by Disqus

Martin Broomfield
Etosha Pan, Namibia
Namutoni Inner Courtyard in Etosha
Etosha Pan im Etosha Nationalpark
Armin Leuprecht
Etosha Pan
Tony Redhead
The Fort at Onguma
Armin Leuprecht
Baobab near Grootfontein
Martin Kneth
The Christuschurch in Windhoek
Martin Kneth
Village of the San Bushmen
Stephan Messner
Bushmans Paradise near Spitzkoppe Namibia/ Afrika
Martin Broomfield
Spitzkoppe Nature Reserve, Namibia
Arno Dietz
Spitzkoppe
Arno Dietz
Spangled Sky Spitzkoppe
luis davilla
lello libraire. porto
Tomek Zuk
Rehberg Sunrise
Franck Masschelein
Notre Dame de Lourdes, Chapel of Esplechin
Marcus Marstaller
City Hall
Alex Maksiov
Basilica Cystern in Istanbul
luis davilla
san francisco church. porto
Christian Kleiman
Aerial view from Vertigo Slide - Aqualandia Water Park in Benidorm
Christian Kleiman
Aerial view from Vertigo Slide - Aqualandia Water Park in Benidorm
wongchichuen
Tens Of Thousands Of HK People To Commemorate June 4(18萬港人悼六四25周年3)
Willy Kaemena
Freimarkt Bremen Starflyer
Ercan-Kapkac
Mimar Sinan Koprusu-gece
Sorry
Piazza Duomo. Milan.
Martin Kneth
Castle Ottenstein Courtyard
Martin Kneth
Südtirolerplatz and Steiner Tor
Martin Kneth
Abbey Zwettl Courtyard
Martin Kneth
Ottenstein Dam
Martin Kneth
Lake near the castle Waldreichs
Martin Kneth
Shopping Street in the middle of swakopmund
Martin Kneth
View over Antananarivo near the royal palace
Martin Kneth
Lower Ötschergräben
Martin Kneth
Mainsquare Gföhl
Martin Kneth
Most beautiful beach near Tsiandamba
Martin Kneth
Promulgation Hall in the Seitenstetten Abbey
Martin Kneth
Behamotra, a little village on the way to the Tsingy
More About Africa

Welcome to Africa, AKA the motherland! Check out African Internet Radio while you're scoping the panoramas.The earliest fossil of the homo sapiens family (human beings) was found in Ethiopia, dating back more than 200,000 years. Compared to this length of time, even the "ancient Sumerians" from 6000 B.C. are drooling toddlers.Let's mention a few African heroes you may have heard of, for inspiration in the face of the continued economic inequality and violence which plague Africa today: Nelson Mandela, first democratically elected President of South Africa, who fought against apartheid and served 27 years in prison while advocating freedom and peace. Haile Salassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, who resisted Mussolini and the fascist Italian invasion of WWII, and who is worshipped as an incarnation of God by the Rastafari movement. Kwame Nkrumah, first Prime Minister of Ghana, advocate of uniting Africa in Pan-Africanism. Fela Kuti, inventor of Afrobeat music, who declared his home to be an independent state, ran for president of Nigeria, and to whose funeral ONE MILLION PEOPLE came to pay their respects.In June 2001 the African Union was formed, consisting of 53 African States organized, like in the EU, around common economic and political development.Text by Steve Smith.