Monday, October 20, 2008


Marbled Desert

Credit: NASA/GSFC/METI/ERSDAC/JAROS, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team

Rub al Khali, Arabia

I love satellite images. This birds eye view of one of Earths largest deserts looks like a marbled or even mother-of-pearled coated landscape. The desert covers a larger area than France. Get an even better impression of the vastness here.

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