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Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia
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Namib-Naukluft National Park is an ecological preserve in Namibia's vast Namib Desert.
Coastal winds create the tallest sand dunes in the world here, with some dunes reaching
980 feet (300 meters) in height.
This image was acquired by
Landsat 7's Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus
(ETM+) sensor on August 12, 2000. This is a false-color composite image made using near infrared,
green, and blue wavelengths. The image has also been sharpened using the sensor's