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De Yalgo a Dori Marco Schmidt 0922
An inselberg near Dori, Burkina Faso.

An inselberg or monadnock is a large rock formation that sits on its own, surrounded by flat lowlands. It can be a hill, ridge or small mountain. They are found in hot, dry areas of land. The name means "island mountain".

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