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Damara

 

(Damaraland), a plateau in Namibia (South West Africa). It rises above the Namibian coastal desert at an average altitude of 1,000–1,500 m, reaching a maximum altitude of 2,600 m at Mount Brandberg. The climate is tropical and semidesert. Annual precipitation is only 250–500 mm. In the east the vegetation is desert savanna, and in the west it is grass, scrub, and succulent desert.

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The proceeds from the private placement will fund exploration at the company's recently optioned Damara gold properties in Namibia as well as general corporate and working capital purposes.
We have the means to take Damara and also to take Bangui today, but we don't want the capital to suffer attacks," rebel spokesman Eric Massi told The Associated Press in Paris on Monday.
Des renforts ont donc ete deployes pour defendre le verrou strategique de Damara (75 km de Bangui) dont la prise par la rebellion, stationnee a Sitbut, distante de 160 km de la capitale, s'interprete comme [beaucoup moins que]une declaration de guerre[beaucoup plus grand que] adressee aux deux belligerants.
Damara, Sibut and Dekoa, respectively 75, 185 and 260 kilometers (46, 114, and 160 miles) north of the capital were attacked by a group called the Fundamental Convention of Patriots for Justice and Peace.
Fast-forward 20 years and the trio - Rocco Damara, Victor Shetland and Darren Riggs - are released from jail after a key witness retracts his statement.
The San are generally assumed to have been the earliest inhabitants of the region, joined later by the Nama and the Damara or Berg Da ma.
District Court by FBI Agent Damara Gonzalez, Ashe confessed to robbing the downtown Eugene bank on Tuesday morning.
Iskemik kalp hastaligi olan 6 hastanin birinde tek damara 5'inde 3 damara olmak uzere koroner arter baypas greftleme yapildi.
The Damara is light, compact, perfectly balanced, accurate and reliable and is an ideal match for the 7mm-08 cartridge.
We kindly invite attendees to visit our booth #3117 at the Investor Exchange for a detailed update on our SMP Gold Project in Tanzania and Damara Gold Project in Namibia.
In this area the Damara stratigraphy typically dips at a low to moderate angle, so large areas of prospective stratigraphy remain covered by alluvium or overlying strata.