Namib-Naukluft National Park
The burnt orange color of the dunes is a sign of their age as it develops over time as iron in the sand is oxidized (like rusty metal); the older the dune, the brighter the color.
By Michele Menegon
Michele Menegon is a photographer, conservationist and, for most of his life, an explorer of mountain forests and their mysterious inhabitants. He has published over a hundred scientific papers, discovered and described dozens of species new to science and published his photographs in books, magazines and solo photo exhibitions.