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Mysterious barren land: Egypt Whale Valley

08-19-2010 14:26 BJT

Wadi Al-Hitan, Whale Valley, in the Western Desert of Egypt, contains invaluable fossil remains of the earliest suborder of whales, which have already been extincted. The site now is a protected area and a natural heritage site added in 2005 by the UNESCO as world heritage site.The area is characterized by its integrated desert environment, consisting of different wild animals and important and various sea fossils. (Photo Source:
Wadi Al-Hitan, Whale Valley, in the Western Desert of Egypt, contains invaluable 
fossil remains of the earliest suborder of whales, which have already been 
extincted. The site now is a protected area and a natural heritage site added 
in 2005 by the UNESCO as world heritage site.The area is characterized by its 
integrated desert environment, consisting of different wild animals and important 
and various sea fossils. (Photo Source:

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