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Atlas Obscura The Unconventionally Beautiful Umm Bab Clay Quarry

Umm Bab clay quarry may not be conventionally beautiful, but it possesses stunning scenery that is not forgotten easily. After decades of digging, the quarry has become a largely barren landscape with deep canals and high ridges.

Umm Bab is primarily known for its beach, but it’s also home to a historic business. Back in 1965, Qatar National Cement Company started its operations here, and to date, it’s still operational.

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