1. The Dead Sea

The Dead Sea

Image captured on 29 November 2015 by the MODIS instrument, on board the Aqua satellite.

Deadsea 29 Nov 2015 Aqua Lg

Image of the Dead Sea acquired on 29 November 2015 by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensor on board the Aqua satellite. The Dead Sea one of the world's saltiest bodies of water and the southern portion of the sea is fed by a canal that are comprised of mineral evaporation ponds.

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Last Updated: Aug 30, 2017 at 1:18 PM EDT