Dasht-e Kevir

Earth As Art image Dasht-e Kevir

Detailed Description

The Dasht-e Kevir, or Great Salt Desert, is the largest desert in Iran. It is a primarily uninhabited wasteland, composed of mud and salt marshes covered with crusts of salt that protect the meager moisture from completely evaporating.

  • Collection: Earth as Art
  • Source: Landsat 7
  • Scale: 2.3 miles (3.6km)
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Details

Image Dimensions: 7904 x 8512

Date Taken:

Location Taken: IR