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Jebel Barkal, 1

Posted by
Vaido (Võrumaa, Estonia) on 7 December 2018 in Landscape & Rural.

Jebel Barkal is a small mountain located in Northern Sudan, on a large bend of the Nile River, in the region called Nubia. The mountain is 98 m tall, has a flat top, and apparently was used as a landmark by the traders in the important route between central Africa, Arabia, and Egypt, as the point where it was easier to cross the great river. In 2003, the mountain, together with the historical city of Napata (which sits at its feet), was named World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. (Wikipedia)
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Jebel Barkal on väike mägi Põhja-Sudaani piirkonnas, mida kutsutakse Nuubiaks. Mägi on 98 meetrit kõrge ning tasase tipuga ning keset kõrbetasandikku oli see tõenäoliselt tuntud maamärgiks, mis viitas ka kohale, kus oli lihtsam Niilust ületada. 2003. aastast alates on mägi koos lähedal asuva ajaloolise Napata linnaga kuulutatud UNESCO maailmapärandi hulka kuuluvaks. (Wikipedia)
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Sudan @ February 2018

Canon EOS 5D Mark III 1/100 second F/7.1 ISO 100 16 mm

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Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Interesting geology.

7 Dec 2018 8:50am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

un bel effet sur cette recherche

7 Dec 2018 9:27am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful image of this ancient marker of the trade route. The colors are wonderful.

8 Dec 2018 4:39am

Darkelf Photography from Perth, Australia

Fantastic tones and detail.

8 Dec 2018 3:21pm