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Erg Chebbi | Sand flow
WI_mc079.jpg Erg Chebbi  |  Dune fieldThumbnailsErg Chebbi with dune field

Erg Chebbi represents one of two large dune fields in the Moroccan part of the Sahara desert, with dunes reaching a maximum height of approx. 150 m. The dunes' slopes are in a fragile equilibrium, so that small disturbances (such as caused by visitors climbing the dunes) result in sand flows.

Created
Friday 2 April 2004 by Martin Mergili in Africa / Morocco (2221 visits)