Namibia: the giant dunes of Sossusvlei

From Beta Vision, another entry about an incredible place on our planet: Dune 45 and the Sossusvlei desert, a destination of reddish sands that form a kind of “Grand Canyon” of the Orange River, which dies in the desert, eroding gigantic dunes up to 600 meters high. Do we need more to include it in our must-see travel destinations?:

Sossusvlei is the name of a salt flat in the central Namib Desert, the oldest in the world, within the Namib-Naukluft National Park. The salt flat is known for the high red sand dunes that surround it, sand accumulated for more than 5 million years, brought by the Orange River from the Kalahari desert. This is how the dunes recognized as the highest in the world were formed, and among them one of the most photogenic elevations, Dune 45»

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