Southeastern Jordan
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Southeastern Jordan

May 9, 2004
Meandering wadis combine to form dense, branching networks across the stark, arid landscape of southeastern Jordan. The Arabic word wadi means a gulley or streambed that typically remains dry except after drenching, seasonal rains. This scene was acquired by the ASTER instrument on NASA's Terra satellite on May 17, 2001.

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