Great Salt Desert, Iran
April 11, 2004
Like swirls of paint on an enormous canvas, shallow lakes, mudflats, and salt marshes share the sinuous valleys on Iran's largely uninhabitated Dasht-e Kavir, or Great Salt Desert. This image was acquired by Landsat 7's Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus (ETM+) sensor.
Topics: Dasht-e Kavir, Iranian Plateau, Thematic Mapper, Hospitality Recreation, Dasht, Landsat 7, Landsat program, Lake, Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran, Politics