Atlas Mountains, Morocco, Africa

Date:22 May 2014 Tags:, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

These are the Anti-Atlas Mountains, part of the Atlas Mountain range in southern Morocco, Africa. The region contains some of the world’s largest and most diverse mineral resources, most of which are still untouched.

Spanning 6 km, this image was captured by the Landsat 7 satellite on 1 June 2001.

Image credit: Earth Resources Observation and Science Centre | US Geological Survey