Atlas Mountains

These are the Anti-Atlas Mountains, part of the Atlas Mountain range in southern Morocco, Africa. The region contains some of the world’s largest and most diverse mineral resources, most of which are still untouched.

This image was acquired by the Landsat 7 satellite on June 22, 2001. This is a false-color composite image made using shortwave infrared, infrared and red wavelengths.

Credit

Image provided by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) EROS Data Center Satellite Systems Branch. Caption adapted from text provided by NASA's Earth Observatory. Source: NASA/USGS Landsat 7; NASA Earth Observatory.

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