Tag: Iran

Dust Storm Sweeps Over Saudi Arabia

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard the Aqua satellite captured this true-color image on March 26 at 9:55 UTC of a massive dust storm as it ran across the Arabian Peninsula.

Middle Eastern Terrain From Space

This image, taken by Envisat’s Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer on 4 February 2011 shows the closest point between Iran (top) and the Arabian Peninsula, the Strait of Hormuz (centre), which links the Persian Gulf (left) with the Gulf of Oman (upper right) and the Arabian Sea (lower right).