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Viana Desert in Rabil, Cape Verde

In the middle of the Atlantic Ocean off of Africa's western coast sits the island of Boa Vista, known for its marine life, traditional music, and something more unusual: a small patch of desert on the northwestern part of the island, formed by the accumulation of wandering sand grains from the Sahara. Great volumes of sand are continuously carried from the African continent towards the sea by trade winds.
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