Namib Desert - Namibia

Coordinates: 24°45′07″S, 15°16′35″E

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bE bEn :

Anyone know what is the soil there and what animals are there in Namib Desert ?!. [Give me about 3] Oh , and also the plants to [1 is alright :)] Thanks alot , I'm appreciating your help !!~ Ty

Wisher :
"So, why? Can't you Google it?"
amey b :
"The bat eared fox, the brown hyena and even elephants, giraffes, oryx and lions"
Rain :
"Plants: * Camel Thorn Tree. * Welwitschia grows from a short, thick trunk, with only two leaves that continuously grow from their base, and a long, thick taproot. The Namib is an important location for the mining of tungsten, salt and diamonds. Gemsbok, Hartmann’s zebras, desert (sand) lizards"


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Date: 2008-02-05 17:09:37

Africa - the second largest continent in the world is also home to the largest desert in the world—the Sahara. In fact there are three deserts on the continent—The Sahara, the Namib and the Kalahari. Together these three amazingly vast and diverse land masses cover a large portion of Africa. Beautiful, yet treacherous, these areas of the continent

Date: 2008-02-05 17:09:37

Interesting article and really fascinating photos of the landscape of Saturn's Titan moon which are compared to the landscape of the Namib Desert in Africa. Amazing similarities!

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