NASA Photo ID: STS054-152-189      File Name: 10065489.jpg
  Film Type: 4x5                     Date Taken: 01/19/93
  Title: Murzuk Sand Sea, Sahara Desert, Libya, Africa
  Description:
  This near vertical view of the Murzuk Sand Sea, Sahara Desert, Libya
  (22.5N,  13.0E) shows the very diverse landscape that is part of the great
  Sahara  Desert of North Africa.  The vast expanse of sand dunes known as
  the Murzuk  sand Sea of Libya and the adjacent rock outcrops support little
  human  habitation.  In fact, the tiny village of Murzuk with its center
  pivot, swing  arm irrigated agriculture complex is the only sign of life in
  the region.                 
  Subject terms:
  AFRICA                                  
  AGRICULTURE                             
  DESERTS                                 
  EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)         
  IRRIGATION                              
  LIBYA                                   
  MOUNTAINS                               
  SAND DUNES                              
  STS-54                                  
  

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