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Massive sand dunes have been swept between rock outcroppings in the barren Libyan Desert.
Only a handful of oases lie scattered across this especially arid section of the vast
This scene was acquired by the ASTER instrument on NASA’s Terra satellite on
March 2, 2002.
Image provided by the
USGS EROS Data Center Satellite Systems
Branch as part of the Earth as Art II image series