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Niger River - 2004

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The Niger River, as seen from Niamby, Niger, photographed in 2004 by U.S. Geological Survey Scientist G. Gray Tappan as part of his work on West African land cover. Tappan photographed the scene again after a flood in 2012. 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."


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