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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-01-18 Earth Terra
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On January 17, 2011, the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument on NASA's Terra spacecraft captured this image of the inundation west of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
PIA13810:
NASA Satellite Images Flooding Near Brisbane, Australia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-01-19 Earth Terra
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On Jan. 18, 2011, NASA's Terra spacecraft captured this 3-D perspective image of the city of Nova Friburgo, Brazil. A week of torrential rains triggered a series of deadly mudslides and floods. More details about this image at the Photojournal.
PIA13815:
NASA Spacecraft Captures Image of Brazil Flooding
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-01-24 Earth Terra
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On Jan. 21, 2011, the NASA's Terra spacecraft captured this image of the flooding along the Balonne River and the town of Surat in southeastern Queensland, Australia.
PIA13812:
NASA Images Illustrate Extent of Australia's Flooding Woes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-01-26 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft captured this image of the city of Arkhangelsk (or Archangel in English) and administrative capital of Archangelsk Oblast, Russia. It is situated on both banks of the Dvina River near where it flows into the White Sea.
PIA13824:
Arkhangelsk, Russia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-01-27 Earth Terra
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This nighttime thermal infrared image from NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Shiveluch volcano, one of the largest and most active volcanoes in Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula; the bright, hot summit lava dome is evident in the center of the image.
PIA13827:
NASA Spacecraft Captures Fury of Russian Volcano
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-02-24 Earth Terra
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On Feb. 23, 2011, NASA's Terra spacecraft imaged the Christchurch region on New Zealand's South Island; this region was rocked by a powerful magnitude 6.3 earthquake.
PIA13882:
NASA Spacecraft Images Region Devastated by New Zealand Quake
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-03-03 Earth Terra
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On Feb. 25, 2011, NASA's Terra spacecraft captured this image of a large ash-laden eruption plume drifting towards the northeast from Kizimen volcano, an isolated stratovolcano, in Kamchatka, Russia.
PIA13888:
Kizimen Volcano, Kamchatka
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-03-15 Earth Terra
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This before-and-after image pair acquired by NASA's Terra spacecraft of the Japan coastal cities of Ofunato and Kesennuma reveals changes to the landscape that are likely due to the effects of the tsunami on March 11, 2011. The new image is on the left.
PIA13915:
NASA's ASTER Images More Effects of Japan Tsunami
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-03-20 Earth Terra
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This image pair from NASA's Terra spacecraft includes the area around the damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power facility and extends northward along the coast.
PIA13937:
MISR Images Lingering Floods from Tohoku-oki Earthquake Tsunami
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-03-24 Earth Terra
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Located 600 km south of Algiers, Algeria in the heart of the Sahara Desert, the five ksour (fortified villages) of the M'Zab Valley form an extraordinarily homogenous ensemble in this image captured by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA13945:
M'zab Valley, Algeria
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-04-06 Earth Terra
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This image of the Mountain Pass rare open-pit earth mine was acquired by NASA's Terra spacecraft in southeastern California near the Nevada border.
PIA13979:
Mountain Pass Mine, California
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-04-12 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft acquired this image of the City of Luxembourg, one of Europe's greatest fortified states. With a population of about 90,000, the city is the capital of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
PIA14035:
Luxembourg
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-04-21 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the annual spring thaw in the upper Midwest is underway. Snow-covered ground contrasts with the dark tones of water under broken cloud cover. Along the Red River in North Dakota, floodwaters are moving northward into Canada.
PIA14045:
NASA Satellite Images Annual Spring Thaw, Red River, North Dakota
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-04-27 Earth Terra
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This image, acquired by NASA's Terra spacecraft, is of the Aaland archipelago at the mouth of the Gulf of Bothnia which belongs to Finland, though it enjoys autonomy from Helsinki and locals speak Swedish.
PIA14088:
Aaland Archipelago, Finland
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-05-04 Earth Terra
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This image, acquired by NASA's Terra spacecraft on May 1, 2011, shows more than 314,000 acres burned in west Texas. The 2011 fire season in Texas is of historic proportions.
PIA14136:
ASTER Images Record Texas Wildfire
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-09-06 Earth Terra
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This image acquired by NASA's Terra spacecraft is of La Chaux-de-Fonds, a Swiss city in the Jura Mountains, founded in 1656.
PIA14767:
La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-09-07 Earth Terra
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As the remains of Tropical Storm Lee passed over Louisiana on Monday, Sept. 5, 2011, strong, gusty winds on the western side of the storm stoked fires throughout eastern Texas as seen in this image from NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA14769:
NASA's MISR Sees Wind-Whipped Fires in East Texas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-11-07 Earth Terra
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The area around Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. is shown in this simulated natural color image captured by NASA's Terra spacecraft .The city of Santa Maria is at the top left, and Lompoc is at the bottom left.
PIA03882:
Lompoc, CA
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-18 Earth Terra
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This image from NASA's Terra spacecraft shows ash plumes from Eyjafjallajökull Volcano, Iceland stretching over the North Atlantic; the volcano erupted on April 14, 2010 bringing closure to major airports in Europe.
PIA13047:
Ash from Eyjafjallajökull Volcano, Iceland Stretches over the North Atlantic
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-19 Earth Terra
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On Monday, April 19, 2010, the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument onboard NASA's Terra spacecraft obtained this image of the continuing eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano.
PIA13049:
NASA Satellite Tracks Continued Eruption of Iceland Volcano
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-23 Earth Terra
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This image from NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the ash plume of Iceland's Eyjafyallajökull Volcano on April 19, 2010. The eruption plume and drifting veil of ash appear to be homogeneous.
PIA13062:
NASA's ASTER Instrument Analyzes Ash Plume of Iceland's Eyjafyallajökull Volcano
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-03 Earth Terra
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This image, from NASA's Terra spacecraft, was acquired May 1, 2010. An explosion destroyed the Deepwater Horizon oil platform operating in the offshore in Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010.
PIA13085:
ASTER Images Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-03 Earth Terra
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This image from NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Kuk Early Agricultural Site in the western highlands of New Guinea. It is an excellent example of transformation of agricultural practices over time.
PIA13090:
Kuk, New Guinea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-04 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft captured this image of the growing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on May 1, 2010. On April 20, 2010, an explosion destroyed the Deepwater Horizon oil platform operating offshore in the Gulf of Mexico.
PIA13091:
ASTER Views the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill in Infrared (May 1)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-05 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft captured this pair of images of Iceland's Eyjafyallajökull volcano on May 3, 2010. On this day, Ireland closed its airspace for several hours due to presence of ash over the country.
PIA13093:
ASTER Images Iceland's Eyjafyallajökull Volcano
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-06 Earth Terra
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This image from NASA's Terra satellite was acquired on May 1, 2010. The red symbol indicates the approximate position of the Deepwater Horizon platform and the source of the oil slick which resulted in a significant oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
PIA13099:
NASA's MISR Images Gulf of Mexico Oil Slick
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-07 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft captured this image of the growing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on May 7, 2010. The thickest parts of the oil spill appear as dark grey, filamentous masses in the southern part of the image, extending off of the bottom.
PIA13107:
ASTER Views the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill in Infrared (May 7)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-14 Earth Terra
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Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano produced its second major ash plume beginning on May 7, 2010. NASA's Terra satellite passed just east of the volcano mid-morning and captured this image the same day.
PIA13139:
NASA MISR Image Shows Eyjafjallajökull Volcano Plume Heights
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-18 Earth Terra
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Ash from Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano, viewed here in imagery from NASA's Terra spacecraft on May 16, 2010, once again disrupted air traffic over Europe with the closure of major airports in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.
PIA13144:
Eyjafjallajökull Ash Continues to Disrupt Air Traffic
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-20 Earth Terra
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This false-color image, obtained by NASA's Terra spacecraft on May 17, 2020, indicates the former location of the drilling platform (red symbol) and pointing to a plume of smoke (white arrow).
PIA13150:
NASA's MISR Provides Unique Views of Gulf Oil Slick
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-05-26 Earth Terra
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Oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill laps around the mouth of the Mississippi River Delta in this May 24, 2010, image from NASA's Terra spacecraft. The oil appears silver, while vegetation is red.
PIA13165:
NASA Satellite Spots Oil at Mississippi Delta's Mouth
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-06-02 Earth Terra
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This image acquired on May 24, 2010 by NASA's Terra spacecraft shows oil from the former Deepwater Horizon rig encroaching upon several of Louisiana's wildlife habitats.
PIA13174:
Leaking Oil Invades Louisiana Wildlife Habitats
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-09-02 Earth Terra
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Oslo, the capital and largest city in Norway, as seen by the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA13364:
Oslo, Norway
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-08-03 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft captured this image of the wildfire near Palmdale, Calif. on August 1, 2010 called the Crown fire. The burned areas appear in shades of gray in this simulated natural color image.
PIA13312:
ASTER Views California's Crown Fire
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-08-12 Earth Terra
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This image of Petermann Glacier and the new iceberg was acquired from NASA's Terra spacecraft on Aug. 12, 2010. On Aug. 5, 2010, an enormous chunk of ice broke off the Petermann Glacier along the northwestern coast of Greenland.
PIA13319:
ASTER Views Large Calving Event at Petermann Glacier, Greenland
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-08-18 Earth Terra
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In late July 2010, flooding caused by heavy monsoon rains began in several regions of Pakistan, including the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, Punjab and parts of Baluchistan. This image was acquired by NASA's Terra spacecraft on August 11, 2010.
PIA13337:
NASA's MISR Tracks Massive Flooding in Pakistan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-09-09 Earth Terra
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Brown and tan muddy water flows down the Hudson River are seen in this image acquired by NASA's Terra spacecraft on Sept. 1, 2011. After the torrential rains from Hurricane Irene, many rivers in the eastern United States were filled with sediment.
PIA14770:
NASA Spacecraft Images Hudson River Flooding from Hurricane Irene
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-09-13 Earth Terra
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The tri-county Riley Road wildfire burning in Texas north of Houston was 85 percent contained when NASA's Terra spacecraft acquired this image on Sept. 12, 2011. Burned areas are dark gray and black; vegetation red; and bare ground and roads light gray.
PIA14771:
NASA Spacecraft Images Texas Wildfire
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-09-17 Earth Terra
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This image from NASA's Terra satellite shows the only place in the United States where four states come together: the four corners area in the western U.S. At a barren, desert location, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico share a common point.
PIA14766:
Four Corners, United States
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-09-27 Earth Terra
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This image from NASA's Terra satellite is of Hue, Vietnam. The Perfume River flows through the Capital City, the Imperial City, the Forbidden Purple City and the inner city.
PIA14554:
Hue, Vietnam
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-09-27 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft captured this image of the city of Jhudo, Pakistan, and surrounding countryside on Sept. 24, 2011. Torrential monsoon rains in south Asia have displaced hundreds of thousands of residents in India, Pakistan and Thailand.
PIA14792:
NASA Spacecraft Images Severe Flooding in South Asia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-08-03 Earth Terra
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This image, acquired by NASA's Terra satellite on July 29, 2001 shows advancing lava flows on the southern flank of Mt. Etna above the town of Nicolosi.
PIA02677:
Lava Flows During the Continuing Eruption of Mt. Etna, Italy
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-02-01 Earth Terra
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Information from images of Railroad Valley, Nevada captured on August 17,2001 by NASA's Terra spacecraft may provide a powerful tool for monitoring crop health and maintenance procedures.
PIA03463:
Railroad Valley, Nevada
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-02-07 Earth Terra
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The 2002 Winter Olympics were hosted by Salt Lake City at several venues within the city, in nearby cities, and within the adjacent Wasatch Mountains. NASA's Terra satellite captured this image on May 28, 2000.
PIA03464:
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-02-07 Earth Terra
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The 2002 Winter Olympics were hosted by Salt Lake City at several venues within the city, in nearby cities, and within the adjacent Wasatch Mountains. NASA's Terra satellite captured this image on February 8, 2001.
PIA03465:
Salt Lake City, Utah, Winter 2001
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The 2002 Winter Olympics were hosted by Salt Lake City at several venues within the city, in nearby cities, and within the adjacent Wasatch Mountains. NASA's Terra satellite captured this image on May 28, 2000.
PIA03466:
Salt Lake City, Utah, Perspective View
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-02-26 Earth Terra
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This image from the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument on NASA's Terra satellite covers an area of 55 by 40 kilometers (34 by 25 miles) over the southwest part of the Malaspina Glacier and Icy Bay in Alaska.
PIA03475:
Malaspina Glacier, Alaska
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-03-12 Earth Terra
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The Barringer Meteorite Crater (also known as 'Meteor Crater') is a gigantic hole in the middle of the arid sandstone of the Arizona desert. This image was acquired by NASA's Terra satellite on May 17, 2001.
PIA03490:
Meteor Crater, AZ
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-04-03 Earth Terra
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Ashokan Reservoir in New York, is seen in this pair of images acquired by NASA's Terra satellite on September 18, 2000 and February 3, 2002.
PIA03491:
New York State
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This image, acquired on May 28, 2000 by NASA's Terra satellite, shows ground near one of theThree Sisters volcanoes in the Cascade Mountains of west-central Oregon,
PIA03492:
Cascade Mtns. Oregon
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Chiliques volcano in Chile shows a hot spot in the summit crater and several others along the upper flanks of the edifice, indicating volcanic activity. NASA's Terra satellite acquired this image on May 24, 2000.
PIA03493:
Chiliques volcano, Chile
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-05-07 Earth Terra
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These images acquired by NASA's Terra satellite are of La Plata, Maryland.
PIA03494:
La Plata, Maryland
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-06-11 Earth Terra
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As the Mississippi River enters the Gulf of Mexico, it loses energy and dumps its load of sediment that it has carried on its journey through the mid continent as shown in this image from NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA03497:
Mississippi River Delta
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-06-11 Earth Terra
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This image of Sydney, Australia was acquired on October 12, 2002 by the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) on NASA's Terra satellite.
PIA03498:
Sydney, Australia
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This image was acquired on June 16, 2002 by NASA's Terra satellite and shows the Hayman forest fire in the Pike National Forest, Colorado.
PIA03499:
Hayman Fire, Colorado
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Interstate 10 across Pensacola Bay, Florida was severely damaged by Hurricane Ivan. This image was acquired by NASA's Terra satellite on September 21, 2004.
PIA06873:
Damage by Hurricane Ivan over Pensacola Bay, Florida
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This image of Teshekpuk Lake on Alaska's North Slope, within the National Petroleum Reserve, was acquired on August 15, 2000 by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA01909:
Teshekpuk Lake, Alaska
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On August 7, 2007, the Zaca fire continued to burn in the Los Padres National Forest near Santa Barbara, California. This image is from NASA' Terra spacecraft.
PIA02158:
Zaca Fire
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This image acquired by NASA's Terra satellite of northern Chile was acquired by ASTER on April 7, 2000. Dramatically displayed is a geological angular unconformity: a contact between layers of rock at different angles.
PIA11159:
Chile Altiplano Unconformity
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The Spring, 2009 floods along the Red River between North Dakota and Minnesota affected cities in the two states, especially Fargo and Whitehead. NASA's Terra spacecraft acquired this image on April 9, 2009.
PIA11989:
North Dakota Floods
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-02-20 Earth Terra
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The north coast of the Island of Hokkaido, Japan lies at the southern end of the Sea of Okhotsk. NASA's Terra spacecraft acquired this image on February 11, 2009.
PIA12056:
Hokkaido, Japan
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The Musandam Peninsula is part of Oman, separated from the rest of the country by the United Arab Emirates. This image was acquired by NASA's Terra satellite on March 27, 2004.
PIA12060:
Musandam Penisnula, Oman
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-04-20 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft imaged the Indonesian islands of Komodo, Rintja, Padar, and Flores in the Komodo National Park. The Komodo dragon is the world's largest lizard species.
PIA12061:
Komodo National Park, Indonesia
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This image acquired by NASA's Terra spacecraft, shows the oldest material on Earth which has yet been dated by man is a zircon mineral of 4.4 billion years old from a sedimentary gneiss in the Jack Hills of the Narre Gneiss Terrane of Australia.
PIA12064:
Jack Hills, Australia
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows vast alluvial fan blossoms across the desolate landscape between two mountain ranges that form the southern border of the Taklimakan Desert in China's XinJiang Province.
PIA12070:
Alluvial Fan, China
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-06-29 Earth Terra
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Onboard NASA's Terra spacecraft, the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer data have revealed significant spatial variability in glacier flow in the Bhutan Himalayas.
PIA12092:
Himalayan Glaciers in Bhutan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-10-02 Earth Terra
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The Guiberson Fire in Ventura County, west of Los Angeles, burned more than 16,000 acres (25 square miles) before firefighters were able to contain the blaze on Sept. 28, 2009. This image was acquired by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA12250:
Guiberson Fire, Ventura County, Calif.
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-12 Earth Terra
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This 3D image was acquired by NASA's Terra spacecraft on October 11, 2005 with digital topography from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission. It depicts a large landslide which occurred in Kashmir, Pakistan.
PIA03030:
Landslide in Kashmir (3D Perspective)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-03-13 Earth Terra
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Marine stratocumulus clouds frequently form parallel rows, or 'cloud streets,' along the direction of wind flow. NASA's Terra spacecraft captured this stereo image of Jan Mayen island's Beerenberg volcano. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03448:
A Vortex Street in the Arctic
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-03-26 Earth Terra
MISR
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This anaglyph from the MISR instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft portrays the Little Aral and the eastern Large Aral at the onset of winter. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA04324:
Windswept Shores of the Aral Sea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-04-09 Earth Terra
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Dark smoke from oil fires extend for about 60 kilometers south of Iraq's capital city of Baghdad in this anaglyph acquired by the MISR instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft on April 2, 2003. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA04326:
Oil Fire Plumes Over Baghdad
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-11-19 Earth Terra
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On November 18, 2003, NASA's Terra satellite acquired this image of the Old Fire/Grand Prix fire east of Los Angeles.
PIA04879:
Old Fire/Grand Prix Fire, California
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-12-23 Earth Terra
MISR
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Vibrant reds, emerald greens, brilliant whites, and pastel blues adorn this view of the area surrounding the Jakobshavn Glacier on the western coast of Greenland captured by NASA's Terra spacecraft on June 18, 2003.
PIA05070:
Greenland's Coast in Holiday Colors
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-31 Earth Terra
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This anaglyph from the MISR instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the strong convective development of Hurricane Katrina as it moved west through the Gulf of Mexico. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA04383:
The Roiling Clouds of Katrina Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-10-22 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft captured this anaglyph image of Mt. St. Helens volcano in the Cascade Range of southwestern Washington; it erupted on 18 May 1980. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA11160:
Mt. St. Helens Animation Icon
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MISR
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This images, acquired on March 12, 2011 by NASA's Terra spacecraft, shows a large smoke plume that appears to be associated either with the Shiogama incident or Sendai port fires. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA13914:
Large Smoke Plume from Industrial Fires in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-06-20 Earth Terra
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A plume from a large brush fire that burned about 15,000 acres in 2000 is visible at the western edge of the Big Cypress Swamp in southern Florida. NASA's Terra satellite captured acquired this image on April 9, 2000. 3D glasses are necessary.
PIA02610:
MISR Views Florida
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-07-08 Earth Terra
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This anaglyph from NASA's Terra satellite's vertical (nadir) camera, shows Hurricane Carlotta's location in the eastern Pacific Ocean, about 500 km south of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico in 2000. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA02611:
MISR Views Hurricane Carlotta
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-08-02 Earth Terra
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This stereo image from NASA's Terra satellite show the Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa volcanoes in Hawaii; a southern face of a line of cumulus clouds off the north coast of Hawaii is also visible. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA02616:
MISR Views the Big Island of Hawaii
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-09-27 Earth Terra
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This stereo view of western Alaska was acquired by NASA's Terra satellite on June 25, 2000. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA02625:
MISR Stereo Imaging Distinguishes Smoke from Cloud
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-10-18 Earth Terra
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This stereo view of the Sierra Nevada mountains near the California-Nevada border was acquired on August 12, 2000 by NASA's Terra satellite. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA02628:
MISR Sees the Sierra Nevadas in Stereo
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-13 Earth Terra
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This stereoimage of Hurricane Alberto on August 19, 2000 was acquired by NASA's Terra satellite. At this time, the storm was located in the North Atlantic Ocean, west of the Azores. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA02636:
Into the Eye of the Storm
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-05-16 Earth Terra
MISR
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This anaglyph from the MISR instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft include portions of southern Wyoming, central Colorado, and western Nebraska. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03406:
Front Range of the Rockies
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-05-23 Earth Terra
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Several mountain ranges and a portion of the Amur River are visible in this set of stereo images of Russia's far east Khabarovsk region taken by the MISR instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03407:
Smoke and Clouds over Russia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-06-20 Earth Terra
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This anaglyph from the MISR instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the rugged Southern Alps extending some 650 kilometers along the western side of New Zealand's South Island. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03410:
New Zealand's Southern Alps
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-07-25 Earth Terra
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This anaglyph from the MISR instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the eruption of Mt. Etna volcano located near the eastern coast of Sicily on July 22, 2001. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03415:
Eruption of Mt. Etna
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-08-01 Earth Terra
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This anaglyph from the MISR instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the area around Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where the Green Knoll forest fire raged for many days in July, 2001. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03416:
Smoke over Jackson Hole, Wyoming
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-09-19 Earth Terra
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Spectacular canyons of the central Andes, in the Peruvian department of Arequipa, are seen in this anaglyph from the MISR instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03423:
Deepest Canyons of the Andes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-05-22 Earth Terra
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Large smoke plumes were produced by the Blackjack complex fire in southeastern Georgia's Okefenokee Swamp as seen by the MISR instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft May 8, 2002. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03709:
Okefenokee Swamp Fire, Georgia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-10-09 Earth Terra
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This anaglyph from the MISR instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Hurricane Lili headed for Louisiana on October 2, 2002. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03728:
Hurricane Lili Heads for Louisiana Landfall
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-11-13 Earth Terra
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This anaglyph from the MISR instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft captured the energetic eruption of Sicily's Mount Etna volcano on October 29, 2002. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03733:
Multi-angle Portrayals of Mt. Etna's Plume
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-01-02 Earth Terra
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Stratus clouds are common in the Arctic during the summer months, and are important modulators of the arctic climate as seen in this anaglyph from the MISR instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03748:
Stratified Arctic Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-12-10 Earth Terra
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This anaglyph from the MISR instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Santa Ana winds swept large amounts of dust and ash across the skies of San Diego and over the Pacific Ocean. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA04348:
Airborne Dust and Ash over Southern California
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-04-20 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra satellite flew directly over Iceland on April 19, 2010, to capture this stereo anaglyph generated from the nadir and 46-degree forward-viewing cameras of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano and its erupting ash plume. 3D glasses are necessary to vie
PIA13051:
Heights of the Eyjafjallajökull Eruption Plume - April 19, 2010 (Anaglyph)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-07-18 Earth Terra
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Fire season in Manitoba, Canada lasts from April until October, and numerous smoke plumes caused by lightning strikes are captured in these from views NASA's Terra satellite of the northwestern part of the province; data were acquired on June 20, 2001.
PIA03414:
Fire in the Land of 100,000 Lakes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-08-08 Earth Terra
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Lake Constance, bordered by Switzerland, Germany, and Austria. This image from NASA's Terra satellite is MISR Mystery Image Quiz #2.
PIA03417:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #2:
Lake Constance, Europe

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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-11-14 Earth Terra
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A large tabular iceberg (42 kilometers x 17 kilometers) broke off Pine Island Glacier, West Antarctica (75º S latitude, 102º W longitude) sometime between November 4 and 12, 2001, as seen by NASA's Terra satellite.
PIA03431:
Birth of a Large Iceberg in Pine Island Bay, Antarctica
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-07-10 Earth Terra
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This island is Bouvet Island (or Bouvetøya) and is a territory of Norway. This image from NASA's Terra satellite is MISR Mystery Image Quiz #9.
PIA03715:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #9:
Bouvet Island, Norway

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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-01-29 Earth Terra
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These views from NASA's Terra spacecraft portray Houston and Galveston Bay on September 12, 2002, and display data from three of MISR's nine cameras along with a map of retrieved aerosol optical thickness.
PIA04303:
Aerosols over Houston and Galveston Bay
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-03-19 Earth Terra
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Acquired by the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft, this image is from the MISR Where on Earth...? Mystery Quiz #13. The location is Western Uzbekistan and Northeastern Turkmenistan.
PIA04323:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #13: Western Uzbekistan and Northeastern Turkmenistan
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