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Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains
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Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains

These colorful sequences of rock tell a story of geologic upheaval.

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Ouachita Mountains, Oklahoma
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Ouachita Mountains, Oklahoma

Acquired November 13, 2002, this false-color image shows part of the Ouachita Mountains in southeastern Oklahoma.

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Anti-Atlas Mountains, Morocco
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Anti-Atlas Mountains, Morocco

The Anti-Atlas Mountains of northern Africa and the nearby Atlas mountains were created by the prolonged collision of the African and Eurasian tectonic plates, beginning about 80 million years ago.

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Late Fall in the Adirondack Mountains
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Late Fall in the Adirondack Mountains

The red and orange tones of autumn had faded to brown in the mountains of New York and Vermont when this true color image was taken on November 8, 2009. The contrast between the green and gold valleys and brown mountains help reveal the unique geography of the region.

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Lee Clouds in Russia’s Ural Mountains
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Lee Clouds in Russia’s Ural Mountains

This photo-like image paints a picture of the movement of air and weather over the Ural Mountains in southern Russia, with the western mountains covered with snow and the eastern plain dry. The image also illustrates the influence of the mountains on cloud formations.

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Aïr and Ténéré Natural Reserves
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Aïr and Ténéré Natural Reserves

Like islands of stone surrounded by a sea of sand, the Aïr Mountains sustain a vibrant pocket of life in the Sahara Desert of Niger, Africa.

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Kettle Lakes of the Turtle Mountains
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Kettle Lakes of the Turtle Mountains

The melting of stagnant, buried glaciers left North Dakota’s Turtle Mountains pockmarked with depressions that became ponds and lakes.

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Appalachian Mountains
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Appalachian Mountains

Among the oldest mountains in the world, the Appalachian chain is now relatively low but visually striking.

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Kuh-e-Gugerd
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Kuh-e-Gugerd

The “Mountain of Sulfur” rises from the desert in north-central Iran.

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Barberton Mountains, South Africa
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Barberton Mountains, South Africa

The mountains around the town of Barberton, South Africa, are rich in both history and prehistory. Referred to as the Barberton Greenstone, these mountains derive their name from their greenish hue, and they comprise what may be the world’s best-known greenstone belt.

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Wadi Rum, Jordan
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Wadi Rum, Jordan

Acquired July 27, 2001, this natural-color image shows part of Wadi Rum, a protected desert landscape in Jordan.

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