Lake Nasser and Toshka Lakes, Egypt

Lake Nasser and Toshka Lakes, Egypt
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Lake Nasser (center) and the Toshka Lakes (center left) glow emerald green and black in this MODIS true-color image acquired March 8, 2002. Located on and near the border of Egypt and Norther Sudan, these lakes are an oasis of water in between the Nubian (lower right) and Libyan Deserts (upper left). Also visible are the Red Sea (in the upper right) and the Nile River (running north from Lake Nasser).

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  • Data Date:

    March 8, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    March 8, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS


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