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Expedition in Sahara

2009-05-23 07:42:36 GMT2009-05-23 15:42:36 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Chinese explorer Jin Feibao rests in the Sahara Desert, May 22, 2009. Two Chinese explorers Jin Feibao and his partner geologist Fei Xuan re-established contact with home on Wednesday after reportedly disappearing in the Sahara Desert for three days. They started their scientific research expedition in Africa last month and planned to cover 7,500 kilometers throughout Ghana, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Algeria, Libya and Egypt in 80 days. (Xinhua/Fei Xuan)

Chinese geologist Fei Xuan (L) walks with a local guide in the Sahara Desert, May 22, 2009. (Xinhua/Jin Feibao)

Camels of Chinese explorers are found in the Sahara Desert, May 22, 2009. (Xinhua/Jin Feibao)

Chinese explorers walk in the Sahara Desert, May 22, 2009. (Xinhua/Jin Feibao)

Two Chinese explorers Jin Feibao and his partner geologist Fei Xuan re-established contact with home on Wednesday after reportedly disappearing in the Sahara Desert for three days.

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