<p class="MsoNormal">This image was taken in the Empty Quarter desert in the southeastern region of Saudi Arabia. The location is called Shaybah, which means "the Old Lady." It is believed that it took this name because of the white salty marshes spread in the desert with the red sands.</p><p><em>(This photo and caption were submitted to <a href="http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/myshot/">My Shot</a>.)</em></p>

Empty Quarter Desert, Saudi Arabia

This image was taken in the Empty Quarter desert in the southeastern region of Saudi Arabia. The location is called Shaybah, which means "the Old Lady." It is believed that it took this name because of the white salty marshes spread in the desert with the red sands.

(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)

Photograph by Muhannad Abu Ghdaib, My Shot

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