Land of Terror

Land of Terror - Earth As Art image of Algeria

Detailed Description

No water. No vegetation. No oases. Known as the "Land of Terror," the Tanezrouft Basin in Algeria is one of the most desolate parts of the Sahara Desert. Sand dunes, which appear in yellow, streak down the left side of the image, and sandstone formations carved by relentless wind erosion make concentric loops, much like the grain seen in a piece of wood.

  • Collection: Earth as Art 4
  • Source: Landsat 8
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Details

Image Dimensions: 576 x 576

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US