In 1798, John Barrow, for example, visited Little Namaqualand
and wrote: "The Namaqua Plains are now desolate and uninhabited.
The spotted sand lizard, Meroles suborbitalis, lives in arid savannah to desert from the Central Karoo to Little Namaqualand
and Southern Namibia, extending to the central parts of the Namib Desert (Branch 1998).
(1855) On the Copper Fields of little Namaqualand
, and of Commander M.
Tilman Dedering's magisterial exploration of the early nineteenth-century interaction between Khoekhoe (or Khoikhoi) groups and European missionaries, in the areas known to European contemporaries as Great and Little Namaqualand
, is an important work.