Geologic features of the Erongo region, Namibia

Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 31 December 2017 at 08:53:39 UTC
Sentinel-1 CSAR IW acquired on 23 October 2018 at 17:28:40 UTC
Sentinel-1 CSAR IW acquired on 28 October 2018 at 17:36:47 UTC
Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 01 November 2018 at 08:51:11 UTC
Author(s): Sentinel Vision team, VisioTerra, France -
Keyword(s): Land, geology, volcano crater, granitic intrusion, Namibia
Fig. 1 - S2 (31.12.2017) - Erongo is a coastal region of Namibia north of the Namib desert.
Fig. 2 - S1 (28.10.2018) - Zoom in on the Messum Igneous Complex and the Spitzkoppe inselbergs at the centre.
German geologist Henno Martin discovered the Messum crater in 1939, the Namibian remainder of a gigantic volcanic eruption that happened before Africa and South America broke apart. This eruption is thought to have been the single largest explosive volcanic eruption in the history of the Earth.
Fig. 3 - S1 (28.10.2018) - The famed Brandberg mountain, a granitic intrusion and the highest point of Namibia at 2573 m.
Fig. 4 - S2 (01.11.2018) - Mount Erongo is another large granitic intrusion.
Fig. 5 - S1 (23.10.2018) - It tops at 2350 metres above sea level.