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Sanctuary Along the Kuiseb River

The ephemeral waters crossing the parched landscape of Namibia nurture a riparian ecosystem and a native people.


Image courtesy of Digital Globe, via the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies. Caption by Michael Carlowicz. Congratulations to Geoff Thiemann, who was the first to solve this puzzler. Alexandre Mathieu was a close second and provided additional details.
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Published November 29, 2014
Data acquired March 15, 2011

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