DescriptionThis image is taken from space and is part of a collection of more the 400 exceptional satellite photos provided by Spot Image. Al Wusta is an area in Onan, dominated by a flat, featureless, barren rock desert. During past millennia Oman was covered by ocean. Fossilized shells exist in great numbers in areas of the desert.
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.