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Hiesa Island
Aswan - Nile River

Hiesa island is located in the middle of resevoir aswan right after the highdam of the Nile river in Egypt, with population of 1000 nubians who were displaced during the conesturction of the highdam in 1960`s because their original land got flooded with river water. 

Copyright: Mohamed Attef
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Taken: 26/12/2013
Hochgeladen: 17/02/2014
Aktualisiert: 09/10/2014
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Tags: reservoir; aswan; nubia; egypt; hiesa; island; sunrise; sun; nile; river
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