Waziristan Hills

Earth As Art image Waziristan Hills

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Deep purple and green hues enhance the Waziristan Hills, a mountainous region of northwest Pakistan near the Afghanistan border. A formidable landscape, the Waziristan Hills are a hodgepodge of steep, rugged hills split by narrow passes and deep gorges. Rivers coursing down from the mountains provide water for agriculture in a region of scanty rainfall.

Source: Landsat 7

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Image Dimensions: 7800 x 8400

Location Taken: PK