Rugged Terrain

Earth As Art image Rugged Terrain

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Hues of green and orange highlight the extreme ruggedness of the mountainous terrain in eastern Afghanistan, near its border with Pakistan. The dark green areas on the right side along rivers indicate agricultural areas. Snow-fed streams allow sufficient irrigation to transform relatively arid soils into productive fields.

Source: Landsat 7

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Image Dimensions: 7800 x 8400

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Location Taken: US