Giant Stripes Adorn African Strip

April 17, 2012 by  
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In far northeastern Namibia, there’s a skinny stretch of land sandwiched between Angola, Botswana and Zambia where the land is striped, as if a giant had dragged a rake over the landscape. On Feb. 1, 2012, the Advanced Land Imager on NASA’s Earth Observing-1 satellite captured this natural-color image of the Caprivi Strip just north of the Okavango River.