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Places and sights from around the Earth, catalogued by location, including views and scenery natural and artificial, rural and urban, ugly and beautiful.

This gives a feel of what particular parts of the world are like.

See also Aloha Earth to zoom in on on a map of the Earth to locate exhibits, and our travel section.


Namibia Namib Desert Naukluft Park Hidden Vlei SMO.jpg ... Namibia Namib Desert Naukluft Park Sossusvlei sand dunes tweaked posterised SMO.jpg

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Thumbnail[has location information] Namibia Namib Desert Naukluft Park Hidden Vlei SMO.jpg (Earth Views)

Vlei may simply mean dunes and indeed Sossusvlei == Hidden Vlei == hidden dunes.

Thumbnail[has location information] Namibia Namib Desert Naukluft Park Hidden Vlei tweaked mono SMO.jpg (Earth Views)
Thumbnail[has location information] Namibia Namib Desert Naukluft Park Hidden Vlei tweaked posterised SMO.jpg (Earth Views)
Thumbnail[has location information] Namibia Namib Desert Naukluft Park Sossusvlei sand dunes SMO.jpg (Earth Views)

A large clay pan enclosed by huge sand dunes, some reaching 300m high, and are some of the highest in the world. Only after a (rare) heavy rainfall does the vlei fill with water, leaving a turquoise lake for some time as the clay is almost impervious to water.

Thumbnail[has location information] Namibia Namib Desert Naukluft Park Sossusvlei sand dunes tweaked posterised SMO.jpg (Earth Views)

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