Dead Vlei in Namibia
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Dead Vlei in Namibia

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  • Shawn T. Moore about 1 year ago
    Very Cool eerie Landscape
  • Sergey Grinin over 1 year ago
    Dreamscape!
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    A: Dead Vlei

    di Martin Kneth, 80 metri di distanza

    Deadvlei is a white clay pan located near the more famous salt pan of Sossusvlei, inside the Namib-Na...

    Dead Vlei

    B: Deadvlei

    di Armin Leuprecht, 160 metri di distanza

    Deadvlei

    C: View over the Dead Vlei

    di Martin Kneth, 420 metri di distanza

    Deadvlei is a white clay pan located near the more famous salt pan of Sossusvlei, inside the Namib-Na...

    View over the Dead Vlei

    D: Deadvlei

    di Arno Dietz, 480 metri di distanza

    Deadvlei is a white clay pan located near the more famous salt pan of Sossusvlei, inside the Namib-Na...

    Deadvlei

    E: Hidden Vlei, Namibia

    di Stephan Messner, 4.0 km di distanza

    Hidden Vlei, Namibia

    F: Dune 45

    di Arno Dietz, 18.4 km di distanza

    Dune 45 is a star dune in Sossusvlei, Namibia. Its name comes from the fact that it is at the 45th ki...

    Dune 45

    G: Dune in Sossusvlei

    di Armin Leuprecht, 24.3 km di distanza

    Dune in Sossusvlei

    H: Sesriem Canyon

    di Armin Leuprecht, 57.7 km di distanza

    Sesriem Canyon

    I: Sesriem after rain in march 2009

    di Stephan Messner, 57.9 km di distanza

    Sesriem after rain in march 2009

    J: Sesriem camp site

    di Armin Leuprecht, 59.4 km di distanza

    Sesriem camp site

    Questo panorama è stato scattato in Africa

    Questa è una vista generale di 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.

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