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Damaraland flora

Patricia Craven

Damaraland flora

Spitzkoppe, Brandberg, Twyfelfontein

by Patricia Craven

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Published by Gamsberg Macmillan in Windhoek, Namibia .
Written in English

  • Namibia,
  • Damaraland (Region)
    • Subjects:
    • Botany -- Namibia -- Damaraland (Region),
    • Botany -- Namibia -- Damaraland (Region) -- Pictorial works.,
    • Botanical illustration.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 125) and index.

      StatementPatricia Craven & Christine Marais.
      ContributionsMarais, Christine.
      LC ClassificationsQK413 .C729 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination127 p. :
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1074934M
      ISBN 101868487849
      LC Control Number93980139

      An expert guide will be on hand throughout the day walking trail to point out the flora, fauna and geology of this harsh but surprisingly verdant and undeniably breathtaking landscape. Continue reading our full report on Etendeka Walking Trail. Our view of Etendeka Walking Trail%.   Damaraland - This vast desert landscape is known as one of the most beautiful regions in Namibia. Huge, untamed and ruggedly beautiful, Damaraland is a landscape featuring open plains, ancient valleys and spectacular rock formations. The major attractions are the sacred Spitzkoppe, the Brandberg, Twyfelfontein, Vingerklip, and the Petrified Forest.

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Damaraland Flora, Spitzkoppe, Brandberg, Twyfelfontein by Patricia Craven & Christine Marais. South Africa: Gamsberg MacMillan, A very good first edition hard cover, binding is tight & strong, previous owners signature on second flyleaf, colour covered boards are clean & bright.

Photos supplied upon request. First Edition. Hard Cover. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow more. Genre/Form: Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Craven, Patricia.

Damaraland flora. Windhoek, Namibia: Gamsberg Macmillan, Damaraland Flora is the third book illustrated by Christine Marais that introduces interesting plants to travellers in specific regions. Its goal is to increase an awareness of our remarkable flora as well as to provide information for the curious and concerned.

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Damaraland flora book This activity allows you to respectfully engage with these communities and it also includes a visit to the local Bergsig School. This is a great book to help you plan your African safari, especially if you’ll be taking photos. It’s a comprehensive guide and offers pretty much everything: a wildlife guide, a trip organiser, a map directory, a safari directory, a phrase book, a directory of resources and a wildlife checklist – with beautifully illustrated wildlife, flora and maps.

Although we’ve travelled in, and through, the Damaraland on numerous occasions over the past 18 years, the actual work on the book started in August when I started verifying all the data I had, logging all the roads and tracks and photographing all the places of interest and commonly seen species of fauna and flora, etc.

A Flora is a book or other work which describes the plant species occurring in an area or time period, often with the aim of allowing identification.

The term is usually capitalized to distinguish it from the use of "flora" to mean the plants rather than their classic and modern Floras are listed below.

Traditionally Floras are books, but some are now published on CD-ROM or. DAMARALAND FLORA: Spitzkoppe, Brandberg, Twyfelfontein by Craven, Patricia & Marais, Christine and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Early morning mists generated by the clash between the icy Atlantic Ocean and the warm desert air of the Skeleton Coast, drift inland along the river sand canyon, providing sustenance to the flora and fauna of the Damaraland Region.

This comfortable and friendly camp offers walks and 4X4 drives in one of the best wilderness areas in Namibia. Her books, such as the trilogy Namib Flora (), Waterberg Flora () and Damaraland Flora: Spitzkoppe, Brandberg, Twyfelfontein (), all coauthored by botanist Patricia Craven, have taught many Namibians and visitors about some of the country's living treasures.

[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED]. Interesting flora such as euphorbias and shepherd's trees, can be pointed out on the way. Trips to some of Africa's best known rock engravings, including the famous Twyfelfontein etchings, can be organized from Damaraland Camp.

Sundowner drives to a scenic. Damaraland in Namibia is where the black rhino roams free. Desert Rhino Camp is set in the untamed Damaraland region, with its ancient water courses, open plains grasslands, stacked granite rocks and deeply carved region is marked with simple beauty, arid-adapted wildlife and the largest free-roaming black rhino population in Africa.

“There can be no doubt that the existing Fauna and Flora is but the last term of a long series of equally numerous contemporary species, which have succeeded one another, by the slow and gradual substitution of species for species, in the vast interval of time which has elapsed between the deposition of the earliest fossiliferous strata and the present day.”.

THE most comprehensive book on this subject is Le Roux and Müller's” Field Guide to the Trees and Shrubs of Namibia”, revised and expanded by Coleen Mannheimer and Barbara Curtis, Macmillan. Damaraland Flora: Spitkoppe, Brandberg, Twyfelfontein: ISBN () Hardcover, Gamsberg Macmillan Publishers (Pty.) Ltd,Namibia, Etosha experience.

Damaraland is a good destination to visit year-round because one is not chasing the wildlife activity, but due to the heat we recommend the winter months from May to September. Safari guests can expect to see desert-adapted elephant, gemsbok, greater kudu springbok, and occasionally cheetah and black rhino, as well interesting flora like.

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BOOKS AND RESOURCES WILDLIFE REGIONS GENERAL WILDLIFE ANIMAL GUIDES BIRD GUIDES FLORA GUIDES REPTILE GUIDE OTHER GUIDES. WILDLIFE REGIONS Okavango: Wetland Wilderness – Adrian Bailey Okavango: An African Paradise – Daryl Balfour Wild About the Okavango – Duncan Butchart Chobe: Africa’s Untamed Wilderness – Daryl Balfour Skeleton Coast – Ami Schoeman.

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Namib Flora. Von Swakopmund zur grossen Welwitschia über Goanikontes. Deutsche Übersetzung von Herta Kolberg. Durchgehend illustriert. OPpbd (Hardcover). Sauberes Exemplar by Craven, Patricia and Marais, Christine and a great selection of related books.

Twyfelfontein Country Lodge. Twyfelfontein Country Lodge is located close to the World Heritage Site of Twyfelfontein. With its interesting rock formations and rock paintings, guests can see the most prominent geographical features such as Organ Pipes, Burnt Mountain, Doros Crater and Petrified Forest.

Damaraland is the remote area of northwestern Namibia that adjoins the Skeleton Coast, whose naturally fluctuating supplies of food and water govern the cyclical movements of rare and endangered wildlife such as the desert elephant.

Hard to find but very nice field guide with beautiful hand sketches and drawings. Crucial if you're looking to identify flora in this region of Namibia. Damaraland Flora - Spitzkoppe, Brandberg, Twyfelfontein - Patricia Craven & Christine Marais The companion edition to the Namib Flora.

Learn more about our small group tour to Damaraland Namibia. The journey continues for our intrepid group of Adventures Abroad explorers as we brave the 40°C (°F) temperatures of the Namib Desert and Damaraland Namibia in search of the flora and fauna that can survive in these conditions.

The 12 hectare exclusive use area that the lodge encompasses boasts a myriad of Damaraland flora and fauna, with Desert elephant, Black rhino and even lion occasionally ghosting an appearance.

For travellers making their way between Swakopmund and Etosha, the lodge provides the ideal midway stopover, whilst allowing guests to experience the. Flora and fauna, Getting there and away, Dorob National Park, Skeleton Coast Park: the south, Skeleton Coast Park: the north Chapter 16 The Kunene Region Southern Damaraland, Northern Damaraland, Kaokoland Chapter 17 Etosha National Park Background information, Practical information, What to see and do Chapter 18 Highlands South of Etosha4/5(20).

Twyfelfontein (which means ‘uncertain spring’ in Afrikaans) was first proclaimed a National Monument in and in UNESCO awarded Twyfelfontein World Heritage Status. Twyfelfontein is not a town, it is a place. It is situated in the Huab valley of Mount Etjo in the Kunene Region of North Western Namibia (formerly known as Damaraland).

Welcome to Twyfelfontein Country Lodge. A true landmark situated in the heart of one of the world’s most magnificent wilderness regions.

Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Twyfelfontein in Damaraland is home to one of the largest collections of rock-art engravings found in Southern Africa. Not only did the Khoi-San and tribes of ancient years leave us with a true cultural heritage, but. Pdf currorii is a succulent tree belonging to the family Vitaceae and reaching a height of 6 pdf or more.

This plant is also known as cobas tree and butter temma currorii is found in hot, arid rocky places, and has been seen from southern Angola to Namibia and is common on the Brandberg.

This species was named after Andrew B. Curror, a Royal Navy surgeon, from the vessel Family: still famous in the local community.

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