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Al Jazirah Province, Sudan
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Al Jazirah Province, Sudan

 (JPG) Al Jazirah Province, Sudan (2,371,999 bytes) ( 3,801 x 2,382 )
In central Sudan, between the White and Blue Niles south of Khartoum, lies the province of Al Jazirah. Due to its great fertility, the area was targeted as a major cotton growing region, and a network of canals was built to bring water to the fields. It has become Sudan‘«÷s major agricultural region, with wheat production replacing about a third of the cotton acreage. The image was acquired November 15, 2009, covers an area of 57 x 36 km, and is located near 14.7 degrees north latitude, 33.1 degrees east longitude.

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Al Jazirah Province, Sudan Al Jazirah Province, Sudan
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