The Dead Sea

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

The Dead Sea

Image of the Dead Sea acquired on 29 November 2015 by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensor aboard 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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