Sossusvlei is a salt pan in the center of the Namib Desert and a surreal image to behold as it is englufed by massive seas of red sand dunes. The starkness of the landscape is one that has been sought out by avid photographers from around the world for many years. Apart of an ecological reserve called the Namib-Naukluft National Park which spans 49,768 km², Sossusvlei is populated with lizards, snakes, and hyenas. Despite being one of the World's largest reserves to the Earth's oldest desert, only a portion of Sossusvlei is open to tourists due in part to conservation efforts, but also due to safety concerns around ill prepared travelers. Sossusvlei is only open for deeper exploration on full scale excursions. Undoubtedly the most ...
Area: 825,418.00 km2
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