Photos

Photo Details

100 of 130

Egypt

The pyramids at Dashur, about 40 km (25 mi) south of Cairo. The gray-brown built-up area of the village of Dashur in the upper right is surrounded by the green agricultural land of the Nile Delta, which forms a distinct boundary with the tan desert to the west. It is in the desert that the monuments of the ancient rulers of Egypt are found. Click on photo for higher resolution. Image courtesy of NASA.