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Lüderitz

 

a city and port in Namibia (South West Africa), on the Atlantic coast. Population, 7,700 (1968). A railroad connects Lüderitz with Windhoek, the administrative center of Namibia, and with the Republic of South Africa. Lüderitz is the center of a diamond-mining region. Fish are caught and canned and small ships are built there.

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The Port of Luderitz is also envisaged to serve as a gateway for the future export of coal from Botswana as well as yet to be developed Namibian coal originating from the Aranos coal basin which contains about 350 million tonnes of high-quality metallurgical coal.
Tses Glass is inviting a reliable supplier of LNG, with Luderitz, Namibia as the FOB destination, as well a supplier of Light Diesel Oil or LPG as a backup for fueling and powering its four different glass production factories, whose construction starts in May 2014.
ML 32 extends 65 kilometres north of Luderitz, covers 176 square kilometres and extends from the high-water mark to 30 metres of water depth.
A new men's speed world record was also set at the Luderitz Speed Challenge 2012, and Antoine Albeau reached a massive 52.
You can take a boat trip from Luderitz to see the wildlife and rocky shores where the white settlers first landed.
Flanked by sea and desert, the landscape is rough and unforgiving; old German colonial houses stand on solid rock, built to resist the cold ocean winds that besiege Luderitz for most of the year.
The goal is to put Walvis Bay on the maritime map as a hub port and securely position Luderitz as the port for southern Namibia.
This requires drastic reinterpretation of the passage in the Letter of Aristeas supposed to refer to a Jewish politeuma in Alexandria, but Luderitz is right that the Greek of the passage is unclear and seems on close inspection to refer to a political element of the city at large, not of the Jews there.
Ahead of the high is a cold front which will bring colder conditions to the south, again more or less restricted to the latitudes south of the Luderitz Keetmanshoop line.
Romeo Reith is a burly forward who coaches younger members of the Luderitz team.
In picturesque Bavarian Luderitz, Namibia, learn about diamond mining and desert life at the Luderitz Museum.