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Northern Africa, from Tunisian Coast to Mountains in Niger

28.2N 9.3E

August 21st, 2010 Category: Mountains

Northern Africa - August 5th, 2010

The image thumbnail focuses on ergs (seas of sand dunes) and mountains in eastern Algeria (left half) and western Libya (right half). The two mountain ranges are the Tassili n’Ajjer (center, dark brown), and the Ahaggar Mountains (bottom center, lighter brown). Some dust can be seen blowing over the Ahaggar range.

The full image reaches from the shores of Tunisia (top) to the Aïr Mountains in Niger (bottom). The Kerkennah Islands (above) and the island of Djerba (below) can be seen near the Tunisian coast. Some greenish sediments can be seen around the islands.

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