Rub' al Khali desert, Arabian Peninsula, satellite image

Rub' al Khali desert, Arabian Peninsula, satellite image

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Credit: Copernicus Sentinel data (2016)/ESA/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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Caption: Rub' al Khali desert. Satellite image showing rolling sand dunes in the expansive Rub' al Khali desert in the Arabian Peninsula. With an area covering around 250,000 square miles, Rub' al Khali is the largest contiguous sand desert in the world and encompasses most of the southern third of the Arabian Peninsula. Imaged by the Sentinel-2A satellite, on 22nd December 2015.

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