The impermanent waterways shown here from NASA's EarthKAM are part of Oued Irharrhar, which appear to be carrying sulfur (yellow) and iron (red) deposits. The city of Amguid is located on these waterways, and all lie in the Mouydir Mountains in Algeria.
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These impermanent waterways are part of Oued Irharrhar, which appear to be carrying sulfur (yellow) and iron (red) deposits. The city of Amguid is located on these waterways, and all lie in the Mouydir Mountains in Algeria.

This image was taken from the Space Shuttle on February 21, 2000. <!--Image, geographic, and position and camera information can be viewed on the ISS EarthKAM meta data page.-->

Photojournal note:
EarthKAM was formerly known as KidSat. To see images of KidSat, see http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/mission/KidSat .

Image details

ID#:
PIA11015

Date added:
2008-09-04

Target:
Earth

Mission:
ISS EarthKAM

Spacecraft:
Electronic Still Camera

Instruments:
Space Shuttle

Size:
3060 x 2036 pixels (width x height)

Rating:



Views:
2,594

Full-Res TIFF:
PIA11015.tif (18.69 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA11015.jpg (1.66 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL/UCSD/JSC