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The Aïr Mountains stand out, aesthetically and geologically, from the surrounding low-lying plains to support unique wildlife.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey, and topographic data from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM). Story by Kasha Patel.

Published December 20, 2018
Data acquired October 31, 2018

Sources:
Landsat 8 > OLI
Space Shuttle > SRTM