Range TypeMiscellaneous physical or political Feature
Highest PointBrandberg (2573 m/8442 ft)
CountriesNamibia (56%), Botswana (39%), Angola (2%), South Africa (2%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesNorthern Cape
Area1,431,362 sq km / 552,650 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent1,752 km / 1,089 mi North-South
2,825 km / 1,756 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long22° 36' S; 20° 26' E
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Map of Kalahari
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Kalahari.
Southern AfricaLevel 2 (Parent)
         Angola PlateauLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Zambia PlateauLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Malawi HighlandsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         KalahariLevel 3
         Zimbabwe PlateauLevel 3 (Sibling)
         South Africa PlateauLevel 3 (Sibling)
         DrakensbergLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Cape RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Kalahari

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
7.Auas X224177930 
9.Auas X424107907 
10.Auas X324027881 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Kalahari

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The impressive palisades of the Brandberg, including Namibia's highest peak, the Königstein (2011-04-27). Photo by Evan Strydom.
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Big Daddy Dune
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Big Daddy Dune from Sossusvlei (2017-07-06). Photo by Bill Carpenter.
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