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Geotag Icon “The world’s longest train”

audio, soundscapes posted by on Jul 27th, 2009

The iron ore trainMauritania’s 2.5 kilometre long iron ore train is usually described as the world’s longest train. We recorded this – our first attempt to record in stereo – by the train tracks in the outskirts of Nouadhibou on a very windy day, and getting very strange looks from the women walking past to collect their water.

Recorded on: 24th July 2009, 15:30 local time.
Location: Nouadhibou, Mauritania (view on map)
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