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Satellite image of sand dunes in the Namib Desert, Namibia. In this false-colour view vegetation is black and salt deposits are bright white. Across bottom is the dried Tsauchab riverbed, which has a road (dark blue line) through it. Dunes here are amongst the largest in the world, reaching upwards of 300 metres in height. Image obtained by the Kompsat-2 satellite on 7th January 2012.
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