Deserts Earth Art Environment

Satellite Image Land of Terror

Landsat 8 Satellite Image (15m) Land of Terror

October 14, 2014

No water. No vegetation. No oasis. 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.

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