Morocco Anti-Atlas Mountains Aster image

Morocco Anti-Atlas Mountainas Aster image


ASTER image of southwest Morocco, visible, near infrared, and short wavelength infrared bands are combined to dramatically highlight the different rock types, and illustrate the complex folding. 

Dimensions 4053 x 3461
2.54 MB
Artist NASA
ASTER is one of five Earth-observing instruments launched Dec. 18, 1999, on Terra. The instrument was built by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. A joint U.S./Japan science team is responsible for validation and calibration of the ASTER instrument and data products.