Sahara Desert

Earth As Art image Sahara Desert

Detailed Description

The mountainous outcrops of Jebel Auenat rise 6000 feet above the barren, uninhabited plains of the Libyan Desert. The frontiers of Libya, Egypt and Sudan meet amidst the rugged granite of Jebel Auenat. The mountains are remnants of an ancient granitic dome. Rivers of sand meander around them, swept across the desert pavement by northeasterly winds.

  • Collection: Earth as Art 2
  • Source: ASTER
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Image Dimensions: 7904 x 8512

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Location Taken: SD