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Somalia, the Easternmost Country in Africa

9.4N 48.7E

December 1st, 2010 Category: Mountains

Somalia- November 28th, 2010

This image focuses on Somalia, the easternmost country on the African continent. The terrain appears mostly dry, although a fertile green area can be observed along the northern coast by the Surud Mountain Range.

Upon opening the full image, the four islands of the Socotra archipelago can be observed off the coast of the Horn of Africa, in the Indian Ocean. The largest island, also called Socotra, is about 95% of the landmass of the archipelago. Despite its close proximity to Somalia, Socotra is part of the Republic of Yemen.

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