Know Earth: Richness of desolation

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Honestly, Namibia is such a photogenic place from above, it’s unreal. Now, of course, being down there in the middle of the Kalahari…

Still, this is planet Earth at its most beautiful. I love how satellite imaging both in true and false colour can provide so much information.

Amongst other things you can find “fossilized sand dunes” in the upper right-hand corner. Yes, fossilized sand dunes are a thing.

Now read this:  Observing the Earth’s climate 1/2

Image credits: contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2017), processed by ESA, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO
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