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View of a stray camel ...

View of a stray camel ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 22cm

Description

View of a stray camel at a salt flat (sabkha) in Liwa oasis. A large expanse of sand lies in the foreground, entirely bare of vegetation. At the centre a stray camel walks from the sands towards a salt flat dotted with sparse clusters of vegetation in the distance. In the far distance groves of date palms grow along the far edge of a salt flat where it is bordered by high, sheer-faced dune massifs.

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Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.17717.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Gharbia Region; Liwa
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
March 5-7, 1948

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