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Edrengiyn Nuruu, Mongolia
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The Edrengiyn Nuruu forms a transition zone between the Mongolian steppes to the north and the
arid deserts of northern China to the south.
This image was acquired by
Landsat 7's Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus
(ETM+) sensor on August 13, 1999. This is a false-color composite image made using shortwave
infrared, infrared, and green wavelengths.