South Africa and Lesotho
November 26, 2007
The mountainous country of Lesotho is completely surrounded by the eastern region of South Africa, as shown is this image, acquired by the MODIS on the Terra satellite on June 6, 2006. Lesotho, which has a long and complex history, is the only independent state in the world that lies entirely above 1000 meters in elevation.
Topics: Environment, Enclaves, Political geography, Geography, Geography of Lesotho, Outline of Lesotho, Lesotho