Namibia - Craig Marvil
Kolmanskop was the first mining town built in the Namib after diamonds were discovered in 1908.  Water had to be trucked in from 60 miles away, there were high winds day and night with sand everywhere.  The town survived until 1943.

Kolmanskop was the first mining town built in the Namib after diamonds were discovered in 1908. Water had to be trucked in from 60 miles away, there were high winds day and night with sand everywhere. The town survived until 1943.

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