Sand Dunes, Iran

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This image, offered by Customaps, was captured by NASA's Landsat 8 satellite on December 30, 2014, while flying over the Islamic Replublic of Iran. Roughly 80 by 45 miles (130 by 70 km), Dasht-e Lut is a large salt desert in southeastern Iran. The desert fills a low basin that stretches southward from the Khorasan province into the Kerman province. Although the entire salt desert has just one name, it has more than one appearance.

The strong diagonal lines result from wind erosion that has carved deep troughs and sharp ridges into the landscape. These wind-sculpted ridges are known as yardangs, and geologic research has determined that Iran contains some of the world’s largest yardangs. The whole area consists of sand, and it contains some of the world’s tallest dunes, some reaching a height of 1,000 feet (300 m). Golden dunes make swirling pattenrs across the image, becoming less tightly packed in the bottom of the scene.

Credit: NASA Earth Observatory image by Customaps, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Each wallpaper mural is divided into numbered panels, which are hung edge to edge. Each panel is approximately 2 feet (24") wide.