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Fort Namutoni
Etosha National Park, Tsumeb, Namibia

Date:1897
Type:Fort
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
18°48'29.38" S 16°56'23.28" E Alt: 1099m

Fort Namutoni is one of the fortifications erected initially as cattle-disease control posts after the outbreak of the rinderpest in 1879.

(Vogt 2004:124)

Now accommodation for visitors to the Etosha National Park.

It was declared a Historical Monument on 15 February 1950.


Writings about this entry

Johnson Barker, Brian, Maclay, George & Steyn, Alfie (Eds). 1987. Off the Beaten Track : Selected Day Drives in Southern Africa. Cape Town: AA The Motorist Publications (Pty). pg 338 ill
Vogt, Andreas. 2004. National Monuments in Namibia : An inventory of proclaimed national monuments in the Republic of Namibia. Windhoek: Macmillan Education Namibia Publishers. pg 124-128, 124 ill