|Namibia Ministry of Environment and
Tourism: Namib Region
This official Namibian site describes the many different
geographic areas, landmarks, and recreation areas to be
found in the Namib, including links to more information
about other areas of Namibia.
The official site of the Republic of Namibia, containing
a welcome from their President, Sam Nujoma, and
information about the country's international relations,
economy, and latest news.
A general introduction to Namibia's geography, climate,
and wildlife, including color photos of some of the
beautiful creatures that inhabit the country.
African (Cape) Fur Seal Fact Sheet
The World Wildlife Federation maintains this useful page,
which contains conservation-related information about the
fur seals that inhabit the Namib coast, along with
information about how you can help.
Penguin Fact Sheet
Another World Wildlife Federation page, which contains
conservation-related information about the jackass
penguins that inhabit the coast and islands of the Namib,
along with information about how you can help.
Upwelling Zone - CZCS Satellite Images
This NASA page contains vivid color satellite photos of
the Benguela upwelling zone, including images of the
prolific phytoplankton blooms found there.
Planet Wired -
"The Atlantic Graveyard"
Hotwired presents one traveler's vivid account of a
journey through the Namib's changing environment,
including sidetrips to Etosha Pan, Cape Cross Seal
Colony, and Skeleton Coast shipwrecks.