Earth Snapshot RSS Feed Twitter
 
 
 
 

Swirling Sediments and Dust, Persian Gulf

25.8N 53.1E

January 10th, 2011 Category: Dust Storms, Sediments

Saudi Arabia - December 26th, 2010

Greenish sediments from the Shatt al’Arab River, created by the convergence of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers in Iraq, flow into the northern part of the Persian Gulf.

In the full image, swirled, paisley patterns can be viewed in the sediments, created by currents. In the southeastern part of the gulf, dust can be seen over the waters between Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Iran.

Leave a Reply


About Us

Earth Observation

Organisations

Archive

December 2016
M T W T F S S
« Mar    
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031  

Categories


Bulletin Board


Featured Posts

Information

48


Take Action

Widgets