Description This image is taken from space and is part of a collection of more the 400 exceptional satellite photos provided by Spot Image. Gharyan is a desert aera of northwest Libya. About 70 miles south of Tripoli, the slopes of the Garian jebel (mountain range) rise abruptly from the desert plain to a height of over 2,700 feet.
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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.