This area has a temporary stream that use to have some water during few days in the year, these dunes closed the way transforming the area in a temporary swamp, the water goes to the subterranean areas and the trees can get some water during the rest of the year. This area is named Deadvlei, it was an area where the stream was closed by the dunes and the water no more arrived there, killing those trees. The place is a masterpiece of nature.
Esta região tem uma torrente temporária que flui apenas durante uns poucos dias no ano, criando um pântano temporário bloqueado pelas dunas. As águas descem para o subsolo e alimentam as árvores durante meses. Esta região que vocês estão vendo na foto ficou isolada da torrente e as árvores morreram. Este lugar, Deadvlei, é uma obra prima da natureza.
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serp2000 (37378) 2014-03-31 20:08
Usually, I hear a salt is the white dead, or sugar, for example. Another interesting report from the Namibian desert. Splendid minimaist composition, attractive colors combination.
Greetings from California!
jemaflor (79824) 2014-03-31 23:01
A great landscape with always an impressive contrast, well presented, a photo which reminds me a good moment.
dip (23502) 2014-04-01 2:08
a wonderful minimalist composition,simple but amazing!
well seen and captured!
Fis2 (81417) 2014-04-01 4:27
A very curious place, interesting note.
Good frame and colors.
I like curio.
Have a nice day
timecapturer (44231) 2014-04-01 5:06
a fascinating title and original image. I love the mix of natural elements here and it makes for an almost abstract artistic presentation. Amazing!
Regards - B.
Didi (54645) 2014-04-04 8:05
Well done but a position by laying on the sand to give more depht of the foreground
omid266 (2977) 2014-04-04 20:35
Salam, Ola Jorge ,
very nice and wonderful picture from this salty lake in heart of desert,
very well done , this is also suitable for the World Water Day ,
Thanks for sharing , Good Luck
nikkitta (12654) 2014-04-15 14:48
No hay mejor nombre para este paisaje de impresionantes contrastes
Buena toma con el horizonte arriba