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Erg Iguidi, Southwestern Algeria

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The Erg Iguidi is a large erg in the Tindouf Province of southwestern Algeria. An erg — also called a
 
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The Erg Iguidi is a large erg in the Tindouf Province of southwestern Algeria. An erg — also called a dune sea — is a broad, flat area of desert covered with windswept sand and little or no vegetation. Part of the greater Sahara Desert, the Erg Iguidi’s narrow, linear dunes stretch for roughly 250 miles (400 km) into northern Mali and Mauritania.
27°27'08.0"N, 4°27'05.5"W

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