Helio hills

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Also known as Tweekoppies — an Afrikaans word for two small hills, they are sometimes compared to a woman's breasts simply because of their appearance from a distance 1.

It's made of dolomite and there used to be a German heliograph station atop one of them, used to signal fellow troops at Fort Namutoni during the early 20th century.

What to do thereGame drives and game viewing

Best time to visitAny time of the year

Location of Helio hillsThey are near Halali camp, next to the road heading east to Gamgoas Koppie and Goas waterhole.

They also are near the Helio waterhole.

How to get thereBy road — about a 5 minutes drive east of Halali camp and Halali airstrip.

References1. H.H. BERRY et al. (1997) Origin and meanings of place names in the Etosha national park, Namibia. Available at: http://www.the-eis.com (Accessed: 6 August 2019)


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