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 Namib Desert is a desert in Namibia which forms part of the Namib-Naukluft National Park one of Africa's largest. The area is considered to be the oldest desert in the world, having endured arid or semi-arid conditions for at least 80 million years.
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.