This is an image of some of my housemates from South Africa hiking up Dune 45 in the Namib Desert in Namibia. The Namib Desert is one of the oldest deserts in the world and covers a vast majority of Namibia. Although some plants, animals, and people have adapted to its harsh conditions, the desert remains inhospitable due to the fact that more water evaporates from the region than precipitates. The dunes in this sand sea are some of the largest in the world with some reaching over 300 meters in height. In this image, we are climbing one of the famous dunes to watch sunset from its crest and take in the breathtaking desert environment.
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