View Full Version : Libya's Ubari and Murzuq Sand Seas

2005-Sep-08, 12:06 AM
SUMMARY: This is a satellite photograph of two huge sandy regions in the Fezzan region of Southwest Libya, near the border of Algeria. A persistent high-pressure system keeps this region of Libya completely dry for years at a time. The photograph was taken by the European Space Agency's Envisat satellite using its Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS).

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