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Stone Crosses At Cape Cross , Namibia . Portuguese Navigator Diego ( Or Diogo ) ...

Stone Crosses At Cape Cross , Namibia . Portuguese Navigator Diego ( Or Diogo )  ...

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Description: Stone crosses at Cape Cross , Namibia . Portuguese navigator Diego ( or Diogo ) Cão erected a " padrão " or cross here when he landed here in 1485 , becoming the first European to set foot in Namibia . A replica of the original cross , which is now in a museum , is seen at right . The cross at left was erected during the German rule and it is made of black granite , whereas the " Diego Cão padrão " is made of dolerite .

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