Fanned Out

Earth As Art 6 satellite image "Fanned Out"

Detailed Description

Water from the Balkh River fans out into an agricultural area toward an arid region in northern Afghanistan, near the border with Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Part of an ancient region called Bactria, extensive irrigation produces melons, almonds, apricots, and grains. Mazar-e Sharif is the urban area that dominates the lower right corner of the image.

  • Collection: Earth As Art 6
  • Source: Landsat 8
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Details

Image Dimensions: 3900 x 4200

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US