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Scenes of Western Sahara

Sand Berm

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Sand Berm

A Google Earth satellite image shows the sand berm that crosses Western Sahara and one of the forts along it. The sand wall splits Western Sahara into the Moroccan-controlled west and Polisario-controlled east.

See the full story: Regional Instability Threatens Already Tense Western Sahara