More photos in the vicinity:
Santa Maria
Desert at the Southeastern End of Sal
Southern Desert and Serra Negra

A few 100 meters away from the coast, the dunes are several meters high and consist of close-grained sand which has found its way from the Sahara desert despite the fact that it is about 900 km away.
Dunes at the Southeastern End of Sal
Date: Nov 24, 2007
Longitude: -22 53.79'
Latitude: 16 36.34'

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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2011-Jul-28