15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

Palm grove with delicious dates, its old Ksar preserved fiercely by its inhabitants still retains its originality of autan, to walk through its narrow streets is to breathe fresh air and smell the smell of the past and its craft with the walk in the gardens and gardens. mountains. Moghrar-Tahtania (45 km from Ain Sefra), which has about 7000 inhabitants, has a palm forest watered by a spring. The minaret and the mosque rise above the Ksar. It was in this Ksar that the insurrection of Sheik Bouamama was born in 1880. After a blind and bloody repression, General Delbecque, who ended it in 1908. Since 1883, an advanced post of Spahis has been placed in the two Moghrars . The Oasis of Moghrar is also classified wetland by the RAMSAR convention.

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Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: ALGERIA, Algeria