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View of a ridge of ...

View of a ridge of ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of a ridge of high dunes bordering a sand flat in the Al Qafa' or As Saruq sands north of Liwa oasis during their journey to Abu Dhabi. In the foreground a large expanse of bare sand leads to steep dunes and a sand flat. To the left of the high dunes is a vast area of open sand in which a few clusters of salt bushes grow. To the right of the dunes another cluster of salt bushes grows on a sand ridge below a high dune.

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Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.17276.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Gharbia Region; As Saruq [As Sārūq]
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
March 7-14, 1948

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