The wading hereditary suppl. (dt: Water mountain) is a salient board mountain in Namibia, north of Windhuk, which its environment 200 - 400 meters towers above. Today on that a national park is furnished 40,500 hectars to large plateau of the Waterbergs, on which one can undertake led migrations. The namibische government furnished the de la ask Camp for tourists, who some can use the native Hereronamibiern as money source of income around the former German police station.
Particularly became the place admits by the battle to wading hereditary suppl. at the 11. and 12 August 1904 during the rebellion of the Herero and Nama.
The wading hereditary suppl. was original together with that 70 km Etjo lying southwest (2082 m N.N) and few kilometers south wading hereditary suppl. lying small wading hereditary suppl. (1930 m N.N) Part a very many larger plateau, which was deposited 120 - 190 million years ago in the Karoo time. 150 million years ago the area was raised and the decomposition dissolved that surrounding softer rock.
Switch and firm sand on a layer, which lies somewhat more highly than the surrounding area, form the basis for the various habitats at the board mountain. The sandstone takes up the rain like a sponge. The water seeps downward and steps at the edge of the boundary layer at sources, dropping easily after southeast.
The protected area was created for the protection of the Elenantilope. By resettlement it shows today also the two Nashornarten, broad muzzle occurring in Namiba and Spitzmaulnashorn, the African buffalo, the black horse, horse and Leierantilope. Nature is here very 90 mammal, over 200 bird, 34 frog, 3 turtle, 34 Echsen, 45 queue, approx. 140 twisting and 497 plant types was observed here.
|Wading hereditary suppl. plateau||Cliffs at the Mountain View lookout point||View of the edge of plateau eastward||View of the Mountain View way to wading hereditary suppl.|
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