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The sheltering desert

Henno Martin

The sheltering desert

Robinson Crusoes in the Namib

by Henno Martin

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Published by S.W.A. Scientific Society in Windhoek .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Namib Desert (Namibia)
    • Subjects:
    • Martin, Henno.,
    • Korn, Hermann.,
    • Namib Desert (Namibia) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Henno Martin ; [translated from German into English by Edward Fitzgerald ; with 33 illustrations from the original photographs by Hermann Korn and the author].
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT720.N33 M3713 1974
      The Physical Object
      Pagination234 p., [32] p. of plates ;
      Number of Pages234
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4946395M
      ISBN 100949995096
      LC Control Number76374179
      OCLC/WorldCa2491747

      Publisher: Two Books ISBN Title: The Sheltering Desert. Item Condition: New. Author: Henno Martin ISBN Used-Very Good: The book will be clean without any major stains or markings, the spine will be in excellent shape with only minor creasing, no pages will be missing and the cover is likely to be very clean.4/5.   In his book, The Sheltering Desert, the Namib Desert is one of four characters in a story of insane survival; 2 humans and a dog are the others. Despite being written in , every business in Namibia which might encounter a tourist – from museum gift shops to petrol stations selling t-shirts and camping supplies – still carries at least 3.


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