oa Madoqua - Overview of the geological and geomorphological evolution of the Etosha region, northern Namibia

Volume 20, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1011-5498



This paper gives an overview of the geological and geomorphological history of the Etosha region in northern Namibia. The long-term evolution of this Iandscape is characterized by a) the Precambrian to earIy Palaeozoic orogeny (Damara Orogeny, Owamboland Basin), b) a long period of geoIogical consolidation and consequently c) a long period of tectonically more or less uneffected terrestrial erosion and denudation and the evolution of the Etosha Basin depocentre.

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