The red drum, an attraction near Orupembe

Category: Landmark • Closest town: Orupembe • Taken on: 22 May 2008
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The red drum, also know as "Die rooi drom" is a land marker placed so that people know where they are. This was done way before the days of GPS. If you reach the red drum, you know at which split in the road you are.

If you haven't yet been to the red drum, you haven't been nowhere. The journey to the drum, is much better than the destination. Roads leading here are man made and driven out by 4x4. The Van Zyl's pass is also relatively nearby to the north, about 30km.

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Latitude:   -17.7961156109 WGS-84 Lat:  S 17 47.767
Longitude: 12.5229912996 WGS-84 Lon: E 12 31.379
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Nearby attractions:
Kunene Attractions
Kunene Attractions
Orupembe Attractions
Orupembe Attractions

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