DescriptionThis image taken from space is part of a collection of more than 400 amazing satellite pictures provided by Spot Image. Dasht-e Kavir, also known as Kavir-e Namak or Great Salt Desert is a large desert lying in the middle of the Iranian Plateau. The Dasht-e Kavir's climate is almost rainless and the area is very arid.
Astrium Geo, Toulouse Member Since January 2009 Artist StatementAsk us for the Earth
Astrium-GEO handles the world-wide distribution of geographical information products and services using data from Earth observation satellites (optical or radar) ranging from low to very high resolution: Spot 4 and 5, Kompsat-2, Formosat-2, as well as TerraSAR-X, ENVISAT/ERS, LANDSAT-7, etc.