Description This image taken from space is part of a collection of more than 400 amazing satellite pictures provided by Spot Image. The Hindu Kush is a mountain range in Afghanistan. It is the westernmost extension of the Pamir Mountains, the Karakoram Range, and the Himalayas.
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.