Holiday Calendar: Beauty of the Inland Sea – GeoEye High Resolution Imagery Featured on MSNBC Photo Blog

Khor al-Adaid, also known as the Inland Sea, rates as one of the Arabian Peninsula’s natural treasures, and it’s easy to understand why when you take a look at GeoEye‘s satellite picture of the scene.

The blue-green water and white sediments combine to create a blossoming flower (or is that a leafy tree?), surrounded by the Arabian desert’s swirling sand dunes. Qatar has placed the 9-mile-wide (15-kilometer-wide) tidal lake on the tentative list for consideration as a UNESCO World Heritage Site…

(The blue water and patterns of sediment in Khor al-Adaid, or Inland Sea, create a lovely effect when viewed from space by the GeoEye-1 satellite.)

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GeoEye is a leading source of geospatial information and insight for decision makers and analysts who need a clear understanding of our changing world to protect lives, manage risk and optimize resources. Each day, organizations in defense and intelligence, public safety, critical infrastructure, energy, and online media rely on GeoEye’s imagery, tools and expertise to support important missions around the globe. Widely recognized as a pioneer in high-resolution satellite imagery, GeoEye has evolved into a complete provider of geospatial intelligence solutions. GeoEye’s ability to collect, process and analyze massive amounts of geospatial data allows our customers to quickly see precise changes on the ground and anticipate where events may occur in the future. GeoEye is a public company listed on NASDAQ as GEOY and is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, with more than 700 employees worldwide. View all posts by webmastergeoeye

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