Satellite Image of the Persian Gulf, Qatar – “The Ancient Sea”
GeoEye-1 (0.5) Satellite Image of Persian Gulf, Qatar
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This GeoEye-1 satellite image of South Qatar shows how the ebb and flow of the tide can create some unusual formations. Here, water and sand conjure up the shape and color of a tree as the tide swirls into the Persian Gulf. Qatar, an Arab Emirate in the Middle East, is one of the region’s wealthiest states due to its vast oil and natural gas resources. To read more on the Persian Gulf and its history, visit here.