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Boesmanland, also called Bushmanland, is an historic region in northeastern Namibia traditionally inhabited by the San (Bushmen). A part of the northwestern Kalahari (desert), Bushmanland is a semiarid region having deep, permeable sand beds with a vegetation cover consisting of perennial grasses, low-lying shrubs, and thorny woodlands. The San of Bushmanland (and of the Kalahari in general) were increasingly forced to congregate around boreholes and water storage basins at isolated settlements (such as Tsumkwe) as the water table of the Kalahari was lowered by the introduction of grazing. ... read more  Read More


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