Ancient Volcanic Lava

: In northwestern Saudi Arabia, east of the Red Sea port city of Umm Lajj, lies a field of volcanic lava known as Harratt Lunayyir. The Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this false-co

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Ancient Volcanic Lava. In northwestern Saudi Arabia, east of the Red Sea port city of Umm Lajj, lies a field of volcanic lava known as Harratt Lunayyir. The Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this false-color image of Harratt Lunayyir on Oct. 8, 2006.

Credit: NASA Earth Observatory image created by Jesse Allen

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