Satellite Images of Iran & Persian Gulf




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NASA
Arid Iran in False Color - NASA (March 6, 2016)
Musa Bay, Iran - NASA (February 24, 2015)Blue Marble - MODIS
Vanishing Lake - NASA (February 17, 2015)
Fortification Patterns on the Iraq-Iran Border - NASA (February 2, 2015)
Dust storm over the Persian Gulf - MODIS (November 4, 2014)
Dust Storm Obscures Persian Gulf - NASA (August 31, 2014)
Kavir Desert, Iran - NASA (March 31, 2014)
Snow Blankets Iran - NASA (February 6, 2014)
Bazman Volcano, Iran - NASA (January 20, 2014)
Samarkand, Uzbekistan - NASA (September 23, 2013)
Earthquake in Southeastern Iran - NASA (April 17, 2013)
Iran's Great Salt Desert - NASA (February 17, 2013)
The Persian Gulf Region at Night - NOAA/NASA (December 5, 2012)
Climate Boundaries in Iran - NOAA (November 11, 2012)Blue Marble - MODIS
Moon Phases Over the Persian Gulf - NOAA/NASA (October 15, 2012)
Earthquakes near Tabriz, Iran - NASA (August 11, 2012)
Dust over Iraq and Iran - NASA (June 18, 2012)
Iran Dasht-e Kavir salt desert - ESA (January 20, 2012)
Iran & Persian Gulf - NASA Blue Marble (January 4, 2012)
Lake Orumiyeh, Iran - NASA (November 9, 2011)
Aras River, Turkey-Armenia-Iran Border Region - NASA (Juiy 8, 2011)
Jewel of the Persian Gulf - ESA (June 24, 2011)
Iran and the Arabian Peninsula - ESA (March 18, 2011)
Dust Travels from Iraq to Iran - NASA (March 8, 2011)
Gandoman, Iran - NASA (September 30, 2010)
Caspian Sea - NASA (March 4, 2010)Earth - MODIS
Iran's Neyriz Lakes - ESA (February 26, 2010)
Persepolis, Iran - NASA (June 19, 2010)
Tehran Urbanization - NASA (November 20, 2009)
Kabul, Afghanistan - NASA (September 24, 2009
Dust Storm over the Persian Gulf - MODIS (July 31, 2009)
Dust Storm over Iran - MODIS (July 7, 2009)
Bandar Abbas - NASA (May 30, 2009)
Tidal Channels, Qeshm Island - NASA/JSC (May 30, 2009)
Band-e-Amir National Park, Afghanistan - NASA (April 25, 2009)
Alluvial Fan in Southern Iran - NASA (December 8, 2008)
Dust Storm over Iraq and Iran - NASA (July 5, 2008)Eastern Hemisphere - NASA Blue Marble, January 4, 2012
Dust storms in the Middle East - MODIS (June 18, 2008)
The Caspian Sea - MODIS (March 5, 2008)
Haze over the Caspian Sea - NASA (April 12, 2008)
Snow in Southwest Asia - MODIS (January 15, 2008)
Severe Snow in Iran - NASA (January 9, 2008)
Cold Snap in Southwest Asia - NASA (January 2008)
The Caspian Sea - MODIS (August 22, 2007)
Tropical Cyclone Gonu - MODIS (June 6, 2007)
METEOSAT image of Cyclone Gonu - NOAA (June 6, 2007)
METEOSAT image of Cyclone Gonu - NOAA (June 5, 2007)
The Caspian Sea - MODIS (May 21, 2007)
Dust Storm over the Persian Gulf - MODIS (February 17, 2007)Earth - MODIS
Dust Storm over the Persian Gulf - MODIS (May 17, 2007)
Dust Storm over the Persian Gulf - MODIS (March 2, 2007)
Dust storms off Pakistan and Iran - MODIS (January 4, 2007)
Dasht-e Lut - ASTER (May 13, 2006)
Dust over the Persian Gulf - MODIS (April 17, 2006)
Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake, Silakhor, Iran - NASA (March 31, 2006)
Earthquake Lorestan Province - UNOSTAT (March 31, 2006) | Large
Lorestan Province - UNOSTAT (March 31, 2006) | Hi-Resolution
Salt Dome in the Zagros Mountains, Iran - NASA (February 28, 2006)
Winter in the Dasht-e-Lut Desert - NASA (February 28, 2006)
Smog in Tehran - NASA (December 12, 2005)Bazman Volcano, Iran - NASA
Qeshm Island - UNOSTAT (November 27, 2005) | Hi-Resolution
Kerman Earthquake Satellite Images - UNOSAT (September 28, 2005)
Caspian Sea - MODIS (June 11, 2005)
Earthquake Near Zarand, Iran - NASA (June 11, 2005)
Heavy Rains Flood Pakistan and Iran - MODIS (February 16, 2005)
Snow in Iran - MODIS (January 26, 2005)
Mt. Damavand - NASA (January 15, 2005)
Damavand Volcano (NASA)
Dust Storm in the Persian Gulf - MODIS (January 7, 2005)Mount Damavand - NASA
Persian Gulf seen from the Space Station - NASA (March 24, 2004)
Snow in Iran - MODIS (December 29, 2004)
The Caucasus-Caspian Region - MODIS (September 30, 2004)
Dust Storm in Afghanistan - MODIS (August 8, 2004) | June 16, 2004
Dust Storm Over Persian Gulf - MODIS (May 14, 2004)
Musandam Peninsula, Oman - NASA (March 27, 2004)
Major Dust Storm East of Bam, Iran - NASA (February 15, 2004)
Snow in Iran, floods in Iraq - MODIS (February 8, 2004)
Floods in Iran and Iraq - MODIS (January 16, 2004)Snow in Iran - MODIS
Floods in Iran - NASA (January 12, 2004)
Space Imaging's IKONOS Satellite Image of the Bam Earthquake (December 29, 2003)
Destructive Earthquake near Bam, Iran - NASA (December 27, 2003)
Dust Storm Over Southern Asia - MODIS (December 13, 2003)
Dubai, UAE - Persian Gulf - JPL (September 17, 2003)
Dust storms over the Persian Gulf - MODIS (August 5, 2003)
Persian Gulf Region - NOAA (July 28, 2003)
Toxic sulfur dioxide smoke across Iraq and Iran - MODIS (June 30, 2003)
Dust storms over the Persian Gulf - MODIS (June 14, 2003)
Caspian Sea - MODIS (June 11, 2003)
Dust storms over the Persian Gulf - MODIS (May 29, 2003)Persian Gulf Region - NOAA (March 21, 2003)
Airborne dust over the Persian Gulf - MODIS (May 28, 2003)
Dust storms over the Persian Gulf - MODIS (May 28, 2003)
Southwest Asia - MODIS (May 2, 2003)
Massive dust storm over the Persian Gulf - MODIS (April 29, 2003)
Airborne dust storm over the Persian Gulf - MODIS (April 17, 2003)
Dust Storm over the Persian Gulf - MODIS (April 17, 2003)
The Caspian Sea - MODIS (March 31, 2003)
Dust Storm in Iraq - NOAA16 - March 27, 2003 | March 26, 2003
Persian Gulf Region - NOAA (March 26, 2003)Iran - MODIS
Persian Gulf Region - NOAA (March 25, 2003)
Persian Gulf Region - NOAA (March 24, 2003)
Persian Gulf Region - NOAA (March 21, 2003)
Oil wells burning in Southern Iraq - MODIS (March 21, 2003)
Iraq & Snow in Iran - MODIS (March 6, 2003)
Palm Island Resort - NASA (March 5, 2003)
Hendorabi Island/Chiru Peninsula - NASA (March 3, 2003)
Persian Gulf Region - NOAA (February 24, 2003)
Iran - MODIS (Febraury 20, 2003)
Black smoke is visible over Iraq - MODIS (February 22, 2003)
Pan-Iran, ISS, Clouds - NASA (February 22, 2003)
Phytoplankton bloom in southern Persian Gulf - MODIS (February 18, 2003)
Persian Gulf - MODIS (January 31, 2003)
Persian Gulf - True Color - MODIS (January 29, 2003)
Persian Gulf Region NOAA-17 (January 24, 2003)
Mashhad - Space Shuttle (January 21, 2003)Persian Gulf - AVHRR Mosaic (August 1990)
Mashhad high Res (1.9MB)
Dust Seawifs - MODIS (January 17, 2003)
Dust Seawifs Gallery - MODIS
Mesopotamia - MODIS (January 13, 2003)
Mesopotamia - MODIS (January 13, 2003)
Fires and Gas Flares in Persian Gulf Countries
- November 4, 2002 (NASA)

Composite image of the Gulf of Oman - MODIS (September 16, 2002)
Kharg Island - NASA (August 31, 2002)
Persian Gulf - August 15, 2002 (NASA)
Persian Gulf - May 30, 2002 (NASA)
Caspian Sea - May 28, 2002 (NASA)Eclipse Iran - August 11, 1999 (NOAA)
N. and S. Zagros Ranges & Persian Gulf - April 25, 2002 (NASA)
Snow in Iran & Turkey - January 25, 2002 (NASA)
Elburz Mountains, River - December 17, 2001 (NASA)
NOAA-16 AVHRR Images of Iran - November 19, 2001
AVHRR color composite of Iran - November 19, 2001
Terra MODIS composite - November 19, 2001
Iran's Salt Glaciers - August 10, 2001 (JPL)
Nightlights in the Persian Gulf - NOAA (July 26, 2001)
International Space Station passes over the Persian Gulf - NASA (July 21, 2001)
Iraq Border - January 24, 2001 (Landsat 7)
Persian Gulf regional imagery from DMSP F-14 - NOAA (June 6, 2000)
The Persian Gulf and the delta of the Tigris... (NASA)
Dasht-e Kavir (Great Salt Desert (Landsat7)
Dasht-e Kevir - Great Salt Desert, Iran - 2000 (NASA)
Dasht-e Kevir - Blue and brown swirls - 2000 (NASA)
Hamak Sirtan Desert - June 1998 (NASA)
Namak Desert - Februrary 26, 2003 (NASA)
Namak Desert - June 1998 (NASA)Caspian Sea - 2002 (MODIS)
Kavir National Park (NASA)
Safid River Delta (NASA)
Iran-Iraq Dust Storm 2000 (NASA)
Saudi Arabia and Dust Over Persian Gulf 2000 (NASA)
Konari, Iran - February 2, 2000 (NASA)
Persian Gulf Dust Plumes, October 2000 (U.S. Navy)
N. Persian Gulf, October 2000 (NASA)
MISR Views the Middle East - 2000 (JPL)
Eclipse Iran - August 11, 1999 (NOAA) | Animation
Eclipse Persian Gulf - August 11, 1999 (NOAA)
Eclipse Eastern Europe - August 11, 1999 (NOAA)
Gulf of Oman Dust Storm - May 31, 1999 (NASA)
Silent Earthquake: Shahdad, Iran (NASA/JPL)
Bahrain - June 25, 1996 (NASA)
Persian Gulf - November 6, 1999 (NASA)
Persian Gulf - September 27, 1992 (NASA)
Kuwait oil Fires - April 1991 (NASA)Bandar Anzali, Rasht -  June 26, 2002 (NASA)
Kuwait City Oil Fires April 1991 (NASA)
1991 Kuwait oil Fires (NASA)
Persian Gulf Oil Fires - NOAA (February 8 - March 11, 1991)
Persian Gulf (Modis-NASA)
Strait of Hormuz (NASA)
Vanishing Marshes of Mesopotamia (NASA)
Copper Deposits in Iran (NASA)
Mesopotamian Ecosystem (Landsat)
Abadan & Qishlah- June 9, 2004 (NASA)Bandar Abbas - NASA (May 30, 2009)
Abadan - March 2, 2003 (NASA) | Hi-Resolution Image
Abadan - February 9, 2003 (NASA)
Abadan - August 1998 (NASA)
Abadan - October 22, 1995 (NASA)
Ahvaz - August 23, 2003 (NASA)
Ahvaz & Karun River - April 2, 2003 (NASA)
Babol Sar, Caspain Coast - June 18, 2002 (NASA)
Bandar Abbas, Zagros Range - NASA (January 5, 2003)
Bandar Anzali, Rasht - June 26, 2002 (NASA)Abadan - March 2, 2003 (NASA)
Bandar Imam Khomeini - December 24, 2002 (NASA)
Bandar Lengeh Coast - September 15, 1992 (NASA)
Bandar Torkeman - June 26, 2002 (NASA)
Bushehr Coast (NASA)
Chahbahar Bay (NASA)
Chalus, Caspain Coast - June 26, 2002 (NASA)
Dez River, Hamidiyeh - April 2, 2003 (NASA)
Astara, Caspain Coast - May 2, 2003 (NASA)
Elburz Mountains, Iran - Landsat 5 MSS (September 16, 1987)
Elburz Mideast - NOAA 11 AVHRR (June 30, 1992)Ahvaz & Karun River - April 2, 2003 (NASA)
Elburz Valley, Iran - Landsat 5 MSS (September 16, 1987)
Elburz Mountains, Iran - Landsat 2 MSS (July 14, 1977)
Elburz Valley, Iran - Landsat 2 MSS (July 14, 1977)
Elburz Coast, Iran - Landsat 2 MSS (July 14, 1977)
Elburz Mountains, Iran 1977, 1987 (USGS)
Elburz Mountains (NASA)
Western End Elburz Mountains (NASA)
Elburz Mountains - April 1993 (NASA)
Ghazalan Bay - March 2, 2003 (NASA)
Gorgan Bay, Caspian Sea - NASA (December 12, 2003) | Gallery II
Hamadan Military Airport - February 27, 2001 (NASA)Gorgan Bay - Artek River, Caspian Sea - NASA (December 12, 2003)
Hamadan - June 12, 1998 (NASA)
Isfahan, Agriculture - 1999 (NASA)
Isfahan - August 1997 (NASA)
Kabud Rahang - June 12, 1998 (NASA)
Kerman Snow - October 21, 2001 (NASA)
Khowr-e Musa & Ghazalan - October 14, 2001 (NASA)
Lut Desert, Kerman - October 21, 2001 (NASA)
Mashhad - April 15, 1994 (NASA)
Mashhad - August 9, 1989 (NASA)Space Shuttle Columbia's image of Mashhad in winter - January 21, 2003
Mazandaran Coast, Near Amol - March 3, 2003
Mazandaran Coast, Near Chalus - March 3, 2003
Pan-Khorasan Salt Pans - NASA (April 24, 2003)
Nasht-e Rud & Tonkabon, Caspian Sea - May 2, 2003
Qazvin - August 24, 2002 (NASA)
Ramsar - August 27, 2003 (NASA)
Feyzabad - Februrary 26, 2003 (NASA)
Soltan Abad, Torbat-e Heydarieh - NASA (Februrary 26, 2003)
Shush, Karkeh River - NASA (February 9, 2003)
Seyah Mountain - Alluvial Fans - October 3, 2002
Tehran, Mehrabad Airport - August 23, 2003 (NASA)Kharg Island - NASA (August 31, 2002)
Tehran, Doshan Tapeh Airport - August 23, 2003 (NASA)
Tehran, Ghale Morghi Airport - August 23, 2003 (NASA)
Tehran Shahr Rey Karaj (June 12, 1998)
Tehran - August 10, 1989 (NASA)
Tehran - April 14, 1981 (NASA)
Tehran Agriculture (NASA)
Tehran Caspian Coast (NASA)
Tehran Elburz Mountains (NASA)
Tehran Area Dark (NASA)
Tehran Area Mountains (NASA)Namak Desert - NASA (June 1998)
Tehran Interactive Satellite Image I (NASA)
Tehran Interactive Satellite Image II (NASA)
Satellite Sightings Information for Tehran
Karun River Delta, Iran - NASA (June 1996)
Abu Musa Island - NASA (Gallery)
Forur Island - NASA (Galllery)
Hendorabi Island/Chiru Peninsula - NASA (March 3, 2003)
Hormuz Island - NASA (Gallery)
Kharg Island (Gallery)
Kish Island (Gallery)
Larak Island (Gallery)
Lavan Island (Gallery)
Persian Gulf - Qeshm Island (NASA)Qeshm Island - NASA (March 1996)
Qeshm Island - ASTER (November 27, 2000)
Qeshm Island - NASA (March 1996)
Qeshm Island - NASA (Gallery)
Qeshm Island, Strait of Hormuz - NASA (Gallery)
Qeshm Island - Persian Gulf - Nasa-Apallo 7 (October 12, 1968)
Qeshm, Tunb Islands - NASA (May 5, 1991)
Sirri Island - NASA (Gallery)
Strait of Hormuz, Iranian Islands (NASA)
Strait of Hormuz - May 1, 1995 (NASA)
Dry Lake, near Shiraz - June 1, 2001 (NASA)
Lake Hamoun
Lake Howz Soltan, near the city of Qom (NASA)
Lake Maharlu, Shiraz - March 3, 2003 (NASA)Lake Urmia - NASA (August 23, 2002)
Lake Namak, near the city of Qom (NASA)
Lake Namak II (NASA)
Lake Namak Smoke (NASA)
Lake Ovan (NASA)
Lake Tashk, L. Bakhtegan (NASA)
Lake Urmia - Iran - February 8, 2003 (NASA)
Lake Urmia - Iran - August 23, 2002 (NASA)
Lake Urmia - Iran (NASA)
Lake Urmia, Tabriz - September 16, 2000 (NASA)
Lake Urmia, Tabriz, Snow - March 3, 1990 (NASA)Kuh Khvajeh near Zabol (dark gray) Landsat 7
Lake Urmia - 1990 (NASA)
Lake Urmia, Tabriz - May 1, 1985 (NASA)
Caspian Sea, Elburz Mountains, Iran - May 1996 (NASA)
Caspian Coast Gallery I (NASA)
Caspian Gallery II (NASA)
Southern Iran (NASA)
Strait of Hormuz (NASA)Karun River Delta, Iran - NASA (June 1996)
Zabol (NASA)
Zanjan Area - April 26, 2001 (NASA)
Zagros Mountains - NASA (February 22, 2003)
Zagros Mountains (NASA)
Souteastern part of Zagros Mountains - ASTER (September 24, 2000)
Northwestern part of Zagros Mountains - ASTER (August 17, 2000)
Zagros Mountains - NASA (September, 1992)
Zagros Mountains (NASA)
Zagros anticlines (NASA)
Zagros Mountains Mosaic (Landsat)
Zagros Mountains SRTM Shaded Relief (JPL)
Zagros Mountains (Landsat - Cornell)
Abu-Dhabi Port Facility, UAE, Persian Gulf. (NASA)Iran-Iraq border Landsat 7 (January 24, 2001)
Dubai, UAE, Persian Gulf (MODIS)
Peninsular nation of Qatar, UAE, Persian Gulf (NASA)
Persian Gulf - EarthKAM Thumbnail Images
Northern Persian Gulf (NASA)


Image Gallery
The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth (NASA)
Iran Satellite Images (NASA Database)
Clickable Map Search - Iran (NASA)
EarthKAM
Visible Earth - IranKonari, Iran - February 2, 2000 (NASA)
Iran Gallery: MODIS
Google Earth (Persian)

Other Sources
Images of Iran (Fourmilab)
Glaciers of Iran (USGS)
Azadi Tower, Tehran, Iran - DigitalGlobe (June 26, 2009)
Doshen-Tappeh Air Base - DigitalGlobe (August 11, 2003)
Iran: Clickable Map - Yale
Khuzistan - Yale (August 15, 1987)
Iran-Iraq (Yale)
Susa Iran, IKONOS - Yale (March 20, 2000)
Zagros clickable map Landsat TMDasht-e Kevir  Landsat 7 (October 24, 2000)
Iran - near maku (UCSB Geography Deparment)
Central Iran - near Isfahan (UCSB)
Southeastern Iran (UCSB)
Iran Oilfields (Landsat)
Giant Field of Iran (Landsat)
Ahvaz - Iran (Landsat-Infoterra)
Bushehr (Global Security)
Bushehr - May 19, 2001 (Space Imaging)
Shiraz Iran - August 2, 1999 (Space Imaging)
Tehran - DigitalGlobe (August 11, 2003)
Tehran Satellite Photos (Geospace)
Tehran (KITSAT-3)
Citadel Arg-e Bam - SPOT (October 21, 2003) | Bam cityIran's Salt Glaciers - 2001 (JPL)
Bam city and surrounding areas - SPOT (October 21, 2003)
Iran (DLR)
Bam Earthquake (DLR)
X-SAR Datatakes and Quicklooks-Iran (DLR)
alluvium fans in southern Iran (IRS)
Iran Satellites
Alborz Mountains - Klett Verlag (PDF - German)
Photo Album (Geological Survery of Iran)Persian Gulf - NASA
Seismicity of the Middle East - USGS (1975-1995)

Weather Satellite
CNN Middle East Satellite
Dundee Latest INODEX (Indian Ocean, Central Asia, Africa) - registration req'd
Indian Ocean InfraRed (NOAA)
Interactive Weather Satellite Imagery Viewers from NASA GHCC
Iran Weather Satellite
INSAT Images (India Meteorological Department)
Middle East - Meteosat 7 IR (Eumetsat)
Middle East - Meteosat 7 Visible Wavelength (Eumetsat)Persian Gulf - January 31, 2003 (MODIS)
IR Meteosat-5 image over Iran (UCAR)
Middle East Satellite (Intellicast)
MSG Middle East Products (CIRA)
Middle East Satellite (AccuWeather)
Middle East Satellite (Intellicast)

Cool Images
The Blue Marble - Eastern Hemisphere (NASA)
The Blue Marble - Western Hemisphere (NASA)
The Blue Marble: Animation - MPG (NASA) | Animation II | III
Land Surface, Shallow Water, and Shaded Topography (NASA)
Land Surface, Ocean Color, and Sea Ice (NASA)
Land Surface, Ocean Color, Sea Ice, and Clouds (NASA)
Clouds (NASA)
Land, Ocean Color, Sea Ice, City Lights (NASA)
The Blue Marble - Apollo 17 (NASA)
Earth as Art (NASA Landsat 7)The Blue Marble - Eastern Hemisphere (MODIS)
HubbleSite - Gallery
Helix Nebula
A Man on the Moon
First color image of Mars taken by Spirit
MODIS Image of the Day
World at Night (NOAA/NASA) | Video
America the Beautiful (NASA/JPL)
US at Night (NOAA/NASA)
Los Angeles at Night (NASA)
The space shuttle Endeavour over downtown LA (NASA)
Endeavour over LA Coliseum (NASA)
Pluto (NASA)
Endeavour over Ventura (NASA)
An EPIC New View of Earth (NASA)
World at Night (NASA)

Links
Caspian Sea Satellite Images
Middle East Satellite Images

Space News



Middle East - NASA (2000) Persian Gulf  - MODIS (December 30, 2001. Dust Storm in Oman - NASA/SeaWiFS (March 12, 2000) Middle East to Africa - NASA/SeaWiFS (May 10, 1998) Iran-Egypt NASA/SeaWiFS (November 9, 1997) Fires and oil well gas flares in the Persian Gulf - MODIS (Nov. 4, 2002)Dust Storm over Gulf of Oman - NASA/SeaWiFS (February 18, 2003)

Middle East 2000 - Dust Storm in Oman Dec. 30, 2001 -Persian Gulf - May 12, 2000 - Middle East May 1998 - Iran-Egypt November 9, 1997 - Persian Gulf November 4, 2002 - Dust Storm over Gulf of Oman - February 18, 2003

Caspian Sea 2000 Snow in Iran and Turkey - MODIS (January 25, 2002) Persian Gulf (MODIS) Persian Gulf - NASA (April 2, 2000) Strait of Hormuz Strait of Hormuz
N. and S. Zagros Ranges & Persian Gulf - NASA (April 25, 2002)


Caspian Sea 2000 - Snow in Iran and Turkey - MODIS January 25, 2002 - Persian Gulf (MODIS) - Persian Gulf April 02, 2000 - Strait of Hormuz - N. and S. Zagros Ranges & Persian Gulf, April 25, 2002


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