Terkezi Oasis

Terkezi Oasis
October 6, 2014
CreditImage provided by the USGS EROS Data Center Satellite Systems Branch. Caption provided by NASA's Earth Observatory. Source: NASA/USGS Landsat 7; NASA Earth Observatory.
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A series of rocky outcroppings are a prominent feature of this Sahara Desert landscape near the Terkezi Oasis in the country of Chad.

This image was taken by the Landsat 7 satellite on October 22, 2000. It is a false-color composite image made using near infrared, green, and red wavelengths. The image has also been sharpened using the sensor's panchromatic band.