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9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Flying over Nouakchott I could see a "tsunami of sand" approaching the city. The sand creeps on the edges of the city over time and is a constant menace.

Flying over Nouakchott I could see a "tsunami of sand" approaching the city. The sand creeps on the edges of the city over time and is a constant menace.

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Date Taken: 05.2011
Date Uploaded: 08.2011
Photo Location: Mauritania
Camera: XZ-1
Copyright: © Brian Titone