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==Hydrogeology==
 
==Hydrogeology==
  
An Atlas country hydrogeology map has not been developed for Namibia, as a higher resolution hydrogeological map is already available. The hydrogeology of Namibia is described in detail in the report [https://www.bgr.bund.de/EN/Themen/Wasser/Projekte/abgeschlossen/TZ/Namibia/groundwater_namibia.pdf?__blob=publicationFile&v=3 Groundwater in Namibia] (Christelis & Struckmeier 2001/2011), which accompanies the Hydrogeological Map of Namibia. The following section provides a summary. Readers wishing more detailed information should consult the detailed report ([https://www.bgr.bund.de/EN/Themen/Wasser/Projekte/abgeschlossen/TZ/Namibia/groundwater_namibia.pdf?__blob=publicationFile&v=3 Christelis & Struckmeier 2001/2011)]) and/or the references given below, many of which are available through the [http://www.bgs.ac.uk/africagroundwateratlas/index.cfm Africa Groundwater Literature Archive].  
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An Atlas country hydrogeology map has not been developed for Namibia, as a higher resolution hydrogeological map is already available. The hydrogeology of Namibia is described in detail in the report [https://www.bgr.bund.de/EN/Themen/Wasser/Projekte/abgeschlossen/TZ/Namibia/groundwater_namibia.pdf?__blob=publicationFile&v=3 Groundwater in Namibia] (Christelis & Struckmeier 2001 (2011)), which accompanies the Hydrogeological Map of Namibia. The following section provides a summary. Readers wishing more detailed information should consult the detailed report ([https://www.bgr.bund.de/EN/Themen/Wasser/Projekte/abgeschlossen/TZ/Namibia/groundwater_namibia.pdf?__blob=publicationFile&v=3 Christelis & Struckmeier 2001 (2011)]) and/or the references given below, many of which are available through the [http://www.bgs.ac.uk/africagroundwateratlas/index.cfm Africa Groundwater Literature Archive].  
  
 
The aquifers of Namibia have been classed according to whether they are consolidated (hard rock) or unconsolidated; according to the type of porosity and permeability they show (porous/intergranular or fractured, fissured or karstified); and according to how much groundwater resource potential they have. They have also been qualified according to the presence of saline or otherwise poor quality groundwater. The hydrogeological map, shown below, shows the distribution of these aquifer types across the country. General properties of each of the main aquifer types are given in the table below.  
 
The aquifers of Namibia have been classed according to whether they are consolidated (hard rock) or unconsolidated; according to the type of porosity and permeability they show (porous/intergranular or fractured, fissured or karstified); and according to how much groundwater resource potential they have. They have also been qualified according to the presence of saline or otherwise poor quality groundwater. The hydrogeological map, shown below, shows the distribution of these aquifer types across the country. General properties of each of the main aquifer types are given in the table below.  

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