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Satellite Image of Tanezrouft Basin in Algeria – Land of Terror

Landsat 8 Satellite Image (15m) Kenya

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July 15, 2014

The deep purple in the lower right spreads out into a few channels before fading into a multitude of colors. These channels are remnants of an ancient drainage network in Kenya. The beauty of the colors actually hides a stark reality for hundreds of thousands of people. The dark spots at the top center of the image are refugee camps.

 

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