List of described attractions by regions

Namibia is divided into 13 regions.

Caprivi
Erongo
Hardap
Karas
ArrowRoter Kamm craterImpact craters
Kavango
Khomas
Kunene
Ohangwena
Omaheke
Omusati
Oshana
Oshikoto
Otjozondjupa

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Wikipedia article about Namibia

Featured:

Roter Kamm crater

Roter Kamm crater photographed from Landsat 7, Namibia
Roter Kamm crater.
Landsat 7, USGS / NASA, public domain.

The Roter Kamm crater (from German - "red ridge" crater) in the desolate sands of Namib Desert was created by a meteorite some 5 million years ago.

 

Main attractions

The mysterious fairy rings, Namibia
The mysterious fairy rings of Namibia.
Thorsten Becker, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 2.0 Germany.

Few countries in the world have such visually stunning landmarks as Namibia - it is no wonder that the landscape of Namibia has been used to depict life on other planets.

Highlights of Namibia are:

There are several unique landmarks without analogues - such as the largest piece of natural iron in the world (Hoba meteorite), the largest underground lake, 50 m long crystals and some others.

Hoba meteorite, Namibia
Hoba meteorite.
Damien du Toit, Flickr, CC BY 2.0.

Natural landmarks

Meteorites, impact craters

Rock formations

Spitzkoppe, Namibia
Spitzkoppe.
Maurits Vermeulen, Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Caves, sinkholes

Otjikoto Lake, Namibia
Otjikoto Lake.
Ikiwaner, Wikimedia Commons, GNU FDL.

Waterfalls, rapids

Ruacana Falls, Namibia and Angola
Ruacana Falls.
Rubend Nazario, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Rare natural materials, gemstones

Ecosystems

Trees

Dune 45, Namibia
Dune 45.
Stuart Orford, Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Man made landmarks

The White Lady of Brandberg, Namibia
The White Lady of Brandberg.
Raymond Ostertag, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Archaeological monuments

Other man made landmarks

H.E.S.S., Namibia
H.E.S.S.
Wikimedia Commons, © H.E.S.S. collaboration.

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