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  • I wait until there is a lull in the rain, then unfold myself, borrow Pasquale's flashlight, and venture out into the sand-laden wind to check on Seth.

    Richard Bangs: Following Brad and Angelina to Namibia, Part III

  • The process involves pumping a sand-laden slurry into a well and subjecting it to enough pressure that the rocks in the productive formation fracture, or break.

    Energy 101: Hydraulic Fracturing - Vladimir’s blog - RedState

  • Climate: Arid to semiarid; mild, wet winters with hot, dry summers along coast; drier with cold winters and hot summers on high plateau; sirocco is a hot, dust/sand-laden wind especially common in summer

    Algeria

  • Natural Hazards: dry, sand-laden harmattan winds blow from the Sahara (December to February); sandstorms, dust storms

    Sierra Leone

  • It is susceptible to dry, sand-laden harmattan winds which blow from the Sahara Desert (December to February); and from sandstorms and dust storms.

    Sierra Leone

  • Natural Hazards: hot, dry, dust/sand-laden sirocco wind blows primarily in March and April; periodic droughts

    Mauritania

  • It is also susceptible to the hot, dry, dust/sand-laden sirocco wind which blows primarily in March and April; and, to periodic droughts.

    Mauritania

  • Natural hazards: hot, dry, dust/sand-laden sirocco wind can occur during winter and spring; widespread harmattan haze exists 60% of time, often severely restricting visibility

    Western Sahara

  • Natural hazards: hot, dry, dust/sand-laden sirocco wind blows primarily in March and April; periodic droughts

    Mauritania

  • Mauritaniahot, dry, dust/sand-laden sirocco wind blows primarily in March and April; periodic droughts

    Natural hazards

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