Edrengiyn Nuruu, Mongolia
Edrengiyn Nuruu is a mountainous region located in southwest Mongolia. The area has an average elevation of over 1,540 meters above sea level and forms a transitional boundary between the Mongolian steppes to the north and the arid deserts of China to the south. The area’s climate is classified as a midlatitude desert with a boreal wet forest biozone, and the foothills serve as one of just
four known habitats of the wild camel. Landsat 7 acquired this image in 1999.