Namib Desert, Namibia

Image captured on 21 April 2019, by the MODIS instrument, on board the Terra satellite

Namib Desert on 21 April 2019 (Terra/MODIS)

True color image of the Namib Desert in Namibia. It is one of the world's largest and oldest deserts in the world. The image was acquired on 21 April 2019 by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument, on board the Terra satellite.

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Last Updated: Oct 4, 2019 at 8:32 AM EDT