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TerraSAR-X image of the month: the Nazca lines in Peru
From the ground, the famous Nazca lines in Peru don’t look like much. It is only when you look at them from a height that the mysterious drawings on the stony desert floor come to life. The German Aerospace Center’s (DLR) TerraSAR-X radar satellite has seen them from space, providing a new view of this 2000-year-old World Heritage Site.
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Last update: 05/07/2010 14:24:47