PIA11015: Algeria
Target Name: Earth
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: ISS EarthKam
Spacecraft: Space Shuttle
Instrument: Electronic Still Camera
Product Size: 3060 x 2036 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
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Full-Res JPEG: PIA11015.jpg (1.659 MB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

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.

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

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/UCSD/JSC

Image Addition Date:
2008-09-04