Najd Plateau Saudi Arabia
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Najd Plateau, Saudi Arabia

January 18, 2006
This Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) image is centered over the plateau region of Najd located in Saudi Arabia, bounded on the west by the Al Hijaz mountains and on all other sides by desert sands. A curious feature about this image is the irrigated fields shown as grey and black circular patterns at the top and center left of the image.

Technical Information:
  • Satellite: Envisat
  • Instrument: MERIS
  • Acquisition: 13-Jul-2003
  • Orbit nr: 07146
  • Center coordinates: lat. 28.02, lon. 37.89

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