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July 30, 2013

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Photo: Salt caravans pass each other in the enormous plain of the Tresert, Niger.
Salt caravans pass each other in the enormous plain of the Tresert, Niger.
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George Steinmetz

Desert Air

Photographer George Steinmetz has found a way to fly and glide above deserts and vast wild spaces to photograph the landscapes. He talks with host Dick Gordon about his glider, which has a motor like a leaf blower, and allows him to soar above the sand and lakes and capture their contours.

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