The World’s Longest Conveyor Belt

From The Sieve:

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Credit: Bing Maps

The longest conveyor belt in the world runs 61 miles from the hostile interior of Moroccan occupied Western Sahara to the port city of El-Aaiún. Open to gusty desert winds in many places, the belt’s precious white cargo is strewn across the dusty brown desert, marking  the Earth so profoundly that this massive machine’s outline can be seen from space.

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