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Fish River Canyon

Fish River Canyon

location ǁKaras , Namibia
Hunsberge (Namibia)
Coordinates 27 ° 55 ′  S , 17 ° 29 ′  E Coordinates: 27 ° 55 ′  S , 17 ° 29 ′  E
particularities second largest canyon on earth ( Fish River Canyon )

The Hunsberge ( English Huns Mountains ) are a mountain range in the ǁKaras region in southern Namibia . Its highest point is 1636 meters above sea level .

At the edge of the Hunsberge is the Fish River Canyon, the second largest canyon on earth. The area is also known for the ǀAi-ǀAis hot springs and the Apollo 11 cave .

The Hunsberge have been part of a national park since 1988, today's ǀAi-ǀAis Richtersveld Transfrontier Park .

See also

Individual evidence

  1. Ai-Ais Huns Mountains. May 23, 2013
  2. / Ai- / Ais - Richtersveld Transfrontier Park. Ministry of Environment and Tourism ( Memento of the original dated December 4, 2014 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. (PDF; 153 kB) accessed on May 23, 2013  @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /


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