Terkezi Oasis

A series of rocky outcroppings are a prominent feature of this Sahara Desert landscape near the Terkezi Oasis in the country of Chad.

This image was taken by the Landsat 7 satellite on October 22, 2000. It is a false-color composite image made using near infrared, green, and red wavelengths. The image has also been sharpened using the sensor's panchromatic band.

Credit

Image provided by the USGS EROS Data Center Satellite Systems Branch. Caption provided by NASA's Earth Observatory. Source: NASA/USGS Landsat 7; NASA Earth Observatory.

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