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Senegal savannah - 1994

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A savannah south of Kaffrine in central Senegal, photographed in 1994 by U.S. Geological Survey Scientist G. Gray Tappan as part of his work on West African land cover. Tappan photographed the scene again in 2013. 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."


Public Domain.