Algerian Abstract

Earth As Art image Algerian Abstract

Detailed Description

What look like pale yellow paint streaks slashing through a mosaic of mottled colors are ridges of wind-blown sand that make up Erg Iguidi, an area of ever-shifting sand dunes extending from Algeria into Mauritania in northwestern Africa. Erg Iguidi is one of several Saharan ergs, or sand seas, where individual dunes often surpass 500 meters-nearly a third of a mile-in both width and height.

  • Collection: Earth as Art 3
  • Source: Landsat 5
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Details

Image Dimensions: 7800 x 8400

Date Taken:

Location Taken: DZ