Description This image is taken from space and is part of a collection of more the 400 exceptional satellite photos provided by Spot Image. The Sahara is technically the world's second largest desert after Antarctica. It covers most parts of northern Africa.
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.