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Dead Vlei

Petrified Camel Thorn Trees (Acacia erioloba) in the salt pan at Dead Vlei (Sossusvlei,

Namib Naukluft Park, Namibia).

 

The trees are estimated to have lived over a 1000 years ago when there was water in the pan.

 

This is one of my published National Geographic photos.

 

National Geographic | Wild Bird Trust Photos.

 

Martin

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Taken on September 26, 2011