Saharan Sand

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Sahara Desert, Tunisia, August 2006
#efcdb8 color image

A colourful note:  the origins of the colour name desert sand are apparent when you observe how close it is to the Saharan sand.  Interestingly, it was used by General Motors as a paint colour for their early Cadillacs.  It became a Crayola crayon colour in 1998.


aDSC_0636_ppCopyright Debbie Smyth, 1 February 2016

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