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Sesriem Canyon, on the Tsauchab River, gets its name from the days when the early travelers needed to draw water from the river in the canyon and, because of its depth, tied six leather thongs together, fastened a bucket to the end and lowered it to the pools below. In Afrikaans “ses” is six and “riem” is the name for the leather thongs; hence Sesriem.

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  • Copyright: Kris Verhoeven (verswe) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 61 W: 3 N: 1207] (7322)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2012-11-12
  • Categories: Nature
  • Camera: Nikon P7100
  • Exposure: f/3.2, 1/1000 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2013-01-19 3:42
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