a desert region in SW Africa, extending along the coast from SW Angola to W South Africa. 1,200 miles (1,930 km) long, 30–100 miles (48–160 km) wide; 50,000 sq. mi. (129,500 sq. km).
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How to use Namib Desert in a sentence
Under the harsh sun and roaring sand of the wild Namib Desert, even the most intrepid find it impossible to stay put.
That is the general story of the fight of the 20th March on the inland edge of the Namib Desert.With Botha in the Field | Eric Moore Ritchie
The other columns moved on, trekking night and day, as in the great advance across the Namib Desert.With Botha in the Field | Eric Moore Ritchie