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Water tables have dropped beneath the Saudi Arabian town of Wadi ad-Dawasir.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using data from NASA/METI/AIST/Japan Space Systems, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team. Story by Adam Voiland.

Published December 13, 2019
Data acquired June 30, 2000 - April 26, 2017

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Terra > ASTER