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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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Erected in 1905 for the manager's family and offices of the Damara and Namaqua Trading Company which became Woermann Brock and Co in 1909, the mock half-timbered premises were built round a cloister, a two-storey house with bay windows on one side and the tower as a look-out to sea on another.
Damaras Gatihi was driving along Interstate 5 near Seattle in 2003, when her car was bumped from behind.
The Damaras are also farmers, keeping cattle, goats and sheep, and growing maize, tobacco and other crops.
Secondly, when some Damaras fled to my farm, they went to sleep there, being tired; then there came four white men, who are under the (German) Captain, accompanied by a Bastard and there on my firm, they murdered six of the Damaras.