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Sand Dunes of the Rub’ al Khali, Saudi Arabia and Yemen – March 17th, 2011

16.7N 45.2E

March 17th, 2011 Category: Deserts, Image of the day, Mountains

Saudi Arabia and Yemen - February 17th, 2011

The full version of this orthorectified image stretches from Najran Province in Saudi Arabia (above) to the Al Jawf governorate of Yemen (below).

The high rows of sand dunes of the Rub’ al Khali Desert appear as long parallel lines. To the south, the escarpment of Yemen’s western highlands can be seen.

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