Degraded land in Senegal - 2011

color photograph

Detailed Description

An area of degraded land in the Ferlo region of Senegal, photographed in 2011 by U.S. Geological Survey Scientist G. Gray Tappan as part of his work on West African land cover. Tappan had previously photographed the scene in 1994. Rephotography of multiple areas over three decades informed the work published in the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science Center book "Landscapes of West Africa: A Window on a Changing World."


Image Dimensions: 2016 x 1452

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US