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File:Namibia Natural Earth 1.jpg


English: Shaded relief map of Namibia with cross-blended hypsometric tints. Digital data and background raster from,
Date 1 August 2012
Source Digital data and background raster from, all of which is in the public domain
Author Natural Earth and Kbh3rd

Data combined, projected, and composed by Kbh3rd in Quantum GIS and finished with GIMP. Polyconic projection centered on longitude 17 East. In proj4 format the projection is described by:

+proj=poly +lat_0=-22.5 +lon_0=17 +x_0=0 +y_0=0 +ellps=WGS84 +towgs84=0,0,0,0,0,0,0 +units=m +no_defs

The world file for this map at full resolution ‎(1,015 × 914 pixels) in that projection is:


In WGS 84 geographic coordinates, the extents of the map are:

East Longitude South Latitude
Upper Left 11° 4' 16.78" 16° 34' 9.83"
Lower Left 10° 28' 49.29" 29° 22' 18.32"
Upper Right 25° 54' 34.38" 16° 27' 51.61"
Lower Right 26° 47' 18.75" 29° 10' 24.87"
Centre 18° 33' 14.51" 23° 5' 14.56"


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