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  1. The new sewage settling ponds in the dunes to the east of Walvis Bay (not part of the Ramsar site).
    Counting birds at the new sewage settling ponds.
    Flamingos and other waders at the new sewage settling ponds with the town of Walvis Bay in the background.
    Flamingos and waders in the Walvis Bay lagoon.
    The Walvis Bay salt works are within the Ramsar site.
     "Bird Paradise" sewage settling ponds (not part of the Ramsar site).  These have since been drained because of an alleged mosquito problem.
    View across the Walvis Bay lagoon, looking west.

    Walvis Bay

    • Country: 
      Namibia
    • Designation date: 
      23-08-1995
    • Site number: 
      742
    • Published since: 
      24 year(s)
    12600 ha
  2. View across the lagoon at low tide, looking north-west.
    Looking south along the edge of the lagoon.
    Musselbeds on the mudflats, looking east.
    Musselbeds on the mudflats, looking east.
    View across the lagoon from the adjacent dunes, looking south-west.
    Remains of the northern, freshwater wetland, looking south.
    Remains of the northern, freshwater wetland, looking south.

    Sandwich Harbour

    • Country: 
      Namibia
    • Designation date: 
      23-08-1995
    • Site number: 
      743
    • Published since: 
      24 year(s)
    16500 ha
  3. The Orange River Mouth from the Namibian side looking south.  Pelicans, cormorants and large flocks of terns are using the sandspit as a roost.
    Great White Pelicans (Pelecanus onocrotalus) and large flocks of terns (Sterna sp.) at the Orange River Mouth.
    View of the Orange River Mouth from Swartkop looking west.  The river mouth is in the centre of the picture.
    View of the Oppenheimer bridge from Swartkop.

    Orange River Mouth

    • Country: 
      Namibia
    • Designation date: 
      23-08-1995
    • Site number: 
      744
    • Published since: 
      24 year(s)
    500 ha
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    Baobolon Wetland Reserve

    • Country: 
      Gambia
    • Designation date: 
      16-09-1996
    • Site number: 
      860
    • Published since: 
      23 year(s)
    20000 ha
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    Jaluit Atoll Conservation Area

    • Country: 
      Marshall Islands
    • Designation date: 
      13-07-2004
    • Site number: 
      1389
    • Published since: 
      15 year(s)
    69000 ha
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    Tanbi Wetlands Complex

    • Country: 
      Gambia
    • Designation date: 
      02-02-2007
    • Site number: 
      1657
    • Published since: 
      12 year(s)
    6304 ha
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    Niumi National Park

    • Country: 
      Gambia
    • Designation date: 
      13-10-2008
    • Site number: 
      1840
    • Published since: 
      11 year(s)
    4940 ha
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    Namdrik Atoll

    • Country: 
      Marshall Islands
    • Designation date: 
      02-02-2012
    • Site number: 
      2072
    • Published since: 
      7 year(s)
    1119 ha

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