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From National Geographic Space Pictures This Week; May 17, 2013:
Sea of Sand ESA
A dry riverbed (seen in light blue) cuts across the Namib desert (map) in Namibia, in a picture released by the European Space Agency on May 10.
Taken by the Korean satellite Kompsat-2, the white “waves” in the image that appear to be breaking along the red sand dunes are actually salt deposits. 

From National Geographic Space Pictures This Week; May 17, 2013:

Sea of Sand ESA

A dry riverbed (seen in light blue) cuts across the Namib desert (map) in Namibia, in a picture released by the European Space Agency on May 10.

Taken by the Korean satellite Kompsat-2, the white “waves” in the image that appear to be breaking along the red sand dunes are actually salt deposits.