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Dunes of the Rub’ al Khali Desert Across Southern Arabian Peninsula

17.3N 52.7E

January 20th, 2011 Category: Deserts

Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Oman - December 27th, 2010

This image shows the sandy Rub’ al Khali desert stretching across southern Saudi Arabia (upper left), Yemen (western half of coastline) to Oman (eastern half of coastline).

Although the thumbnail image appears mostly flat, in the full image the high crests of reddish sand dunes and the lower tan spaces between them can be observed in great detail.

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