Lake Etosha, satellite image

Lake Etosha, satellite image

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Caption: Lake Etosha, Namibia, satellite image. North is at top. This is a salt basin that fills with water at the end of the rainy season. Salt deposits are white. A sheen of algae and other vegetation produces the green colour, but the basin is mostly dry. This salt pan is 120 kilometres wide. Image data obtained on 2 May 1989.

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Keywords: 1900s, 1980s, 1989, 20th century, africa, african, arid, desert, dry, earth observation, earth science, environment, from space, geographical, geography, hypersaline, lake, lake etosha, may, namibia, namibian, nature, physical geography, saline, salt pan, salty, satellite, satellite image

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