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Niger River - 2012

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