This is how humans take over the planet, and mold it to their liking. Qatar is a strange place from above. This is the land where it never rains. Possibly Southern Iran or Pakistan. The last resort for humans to mold, when everything else is utilized.
This is how we build vertically when we have no horizontal space. We cram hills and mountains with rice paddies and grazing areas for goats.
(Landing on Kathmandu airport is an art in itself, with or without rice paddies and goats)
(Above South Asia; November 2016)