Mzab Limestone Plateau in Central Algeria29.0N 2.0E
This orthorectified image shows the M’zab (or Mzab), a region of the northern Sahara, in the Ghardaïa wilaya (“province”) of Algeria, around 500 km south of Algiers.
The Mzab is a limestone plateau, centred around the river valley Wad Mzab (Oued Mzab). The river appears as a light grey line, whereas the surrounding valley is dark grey. The limestone plateau is visible at the valley’s edges.