NASA Photo ID: STS054-151-009      File Name: 10065481.jpg
  Film Type: 4x5                     Date Taken: 01/19/93
  Title: Brandburg Prominance, Namibia, Africa
  Description:
  The Brandburg Prominance, Namibia (21.0S, 14.5E) is a round basaltic plug 
  and is the highest feature (over 8,000 ft) in the country.  Wind streaks on 
  the surface of the coastal desert, aligned northeast to southwest, are the 
  result of frequent sand storms.  Coastal stratus clouds provide most of the 
  life supporting moisture as fog droplets in this arid land where annual 
  rainfall may be less than a quarter of an inch for decades at a time.                  
  
  Subject terms:
  AFRICA                                  
  BASALT                                  
  DESERTS                                 
  EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)         
  MOUNTAINS                               
  SAND DUNES                              
  STS-54                                  
  

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