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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-03-14 Earth Terra
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Socorro, Mexico was captured by NASA's Terra satellite in 2000 showing cloud swirls, like delicate lace, forming patterns known as von Karman vortex streets.
PIA02648:
Swirls of Lace
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-05-09 Earth Terra
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These images from NASA's Terra satellite eastern China compare a somewhat hazy summer view from July 9, 2000 (left) with a spectacularly dusty spring view from April 7, 2001 (middle).
PIA03405:
Fingerprints in the Dust
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-06-13 Earth Terra
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This image from NASA's Terra satellite of Diamond Valley Lake Reservoir, near the city of Hemet in Riverside County, billed as the largest earthworks construction project in U.S.history.
PIA03409:
Watching the Creation of Southern California's Largest Reservoir
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-09-13 Earth Terra
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These images of mixing waters and moving ships off the North Carolina Coast were acquired by NASA's Terra satellite on October 11, 2000 (Terra orbit 4344).
PIA03422:
Mixing Waters and Moving Ships off the North Carolina Coast
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-09-26 Earth Terra
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Lofoten Islands, Norway. Norway is deeply indented by fjords, rises precipitously to high plateaus, and is united with the ocean by numerous islands. This image from NASA's Terra satellite is MISR Mystery Image Quiz #2.
PIA03424:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #3:
Lofoten Islands, Norway

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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-10-17 Earth Terra
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Rio Brancois the capital of the Brazilian state of Acre and is situated near the border with northeastern Bolivia. This image from NASA's Terra satellite was acquired on July 28, 2000.
PIA03427:
Deforestation near Rio Branco, Brazil
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-10-24 Earth Terra
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Large abundances of aerosols, or airborne particulates, over the low-lying plains of northeastern India appear in dramatic contrast with the relatively pristine air of the high-altitude Tibetan Plateau in this image from NASA's Terra satellite acquired on
PIA03428:
Aerosols over India
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-10-31 Earth Terra
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The third largest river in Africa, the Niger, forms an inland delta in central Mali. This image is from NASA's Terra satellite is MISR Mystery Image Quiz #3.
PIA03429:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #4:
Mali, Africa

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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-11-07 Earth Terra
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These images acquired on October 11, 2001 by NASA's Terra satellite portray an occluded extratropical cyclone situated in the Southern Ocean, about 650 kilometers south of the Eyre Peninsula, South Australia.
PIA03430:
Extratropical Cyclone in the Southern Ocean
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-12-12 Earth Terra
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The Galapagos, situated in the Pacific Ocean roughly 1000 kilometers west of mainland Ecuador. This image from NASA's Terra satellite is MISR Mystery Image Quiz #4.
PIA03435:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #5:
Galapagos Islands

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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-01-02 Earth Terra
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These images from NASA's Terra satellite documented iceberg movements and changes in sea ice between December 11, 2000 and December 9, 2001.
PIA03437:
Penguins in Peril
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-03-20 Earth Terra
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These data products from NASA's Terra satellite document the presence of airborne particulates on March 13, 2002, during Terra orbit 11880. At least once a year for a period lasting from a week to several months, northern Sumatra is obscured by smoke and
PIA03449:
Smoke over Sumatra, Indonesia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-05-15 Earth Terra
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The mighty river featured in this image is called the Yarlung Tsangpo in China, and is then known as the Dikrong during its passage through India's state of Arunachal Pradesh. This image from NASA's Terra satellite is MISR Mystery Image Quiz #8.
PIA03708:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #8:
Yarlung Tsangpo River, China

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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-03-12 Earth Terra
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The extent of inundation from the destructive and deadly tsunami triggered by the March 11, 2011, magnitude 8.9 earthquake centered off Japan's northeastern coast east of the city of Sendai is revealed in this image pair from NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA13913:
NASA's MISR Images Tsunami Inundation Along Japan's Eastern Coast
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-04 Earth Terra
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The Black Sea is shown in this MISR Mystery Quiz #19 captured by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04364:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #19: The Black Sea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-04-14 Earth Terra
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Vegetation across southeast Illinois and central Indiana is shown in this set of multispectral and multiangle images from NASA's Terra spacecraft, captured on April 5, 2004.
PIA04356:
Spring in Southeastern Illinois and Central Indiana
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-03-03 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft acquired these natural color images and cloud top height measurements for Monty before and after the storm made landfall over the remote Pilbara region of Western Australia, on February 29 and March 2, 2004.
PIA04353:
Tropical Cyclone Monty Strikes Western Australia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-02-04 Earth Terra
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The Pampas of Argentina is shown in this MISR Mystery Quiz #17 captured by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04351:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #17:
The Pampas of Argentina

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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-23 Earth Terra
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Oregon, California is shown in this MISR Mystery Quiz #23 captured by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04387:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #23: Oregon, California
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-02 Earth Terra
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In the Arabian Sea, sunlight and nutrients has fueled a startling occurrence of colorful phytoplankton and bacterial assemblages, which is captured in these natural color images from NASA's Terra spacecraft October 2, 2004.
PIA04369:
Red Plankton in the Arabian Sea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-06-11 Earth Terra
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During Spring 2003, students, teachers, and scientists worked side-by-side, measuring the properties of aerosols (fine particulate matter suspended in the air) over Baltimore, Maryland using hand-held instruments shown here by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04334:
Students and NASA Study Aerosols over Baltimore
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-11-27 Earth Terra
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Ignited by lightning strikes during a record-breaking heat wave, the Biscuit Fire became Oregon's largest wildfire of the past century. NASA's Terra spacecraft acquired these image between mid July and early September 2002.
PIA03735:
The Biscuit Wildfire
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-04-23 Earth Terra
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During the first two weeks of April, 2003, numerous fires occurred in eastern Russia and northeast China, and produced a large amount of smoke that rose to form a thick layer of tiny atmospheric particles, or aerosols seen here by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04276:
Smoke from Asian Fires Traverses the Pacific
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-06-04 Earth Terra
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Global summaries of aerosol optical thickness from NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04333:
Global and Seasonal Aerosol Distributions from MISR
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-06-25 Earth Terra
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These images from NASA's Terra spacecraft provide global, seasonal summaries of a quantity called the Directional Hemispherical Reflectance (DHR), also sometimes referred to as the 'black-sky' albedo.
PIA04335:
Global and Seasonal Surface Albedos from MISR
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-05-28 Earth Terra
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Anatahan Island is shown in this MISR Mystery Quiz #14 captured by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04332:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #14:
Anatahan Island

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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-11-12 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft imaged Iceberg B-15A, the largest iceberg in the world (measuring about 11,000 square kilometers) when it broke away from Western Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf in March 2000.
PIA04344:
Breakup of the World's Largest Iceberg
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-11-19 Earth Terra
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Maldives in the Indian Ocean and Tuamotu, French Polynesia is shown in this MISR Mystery Quiz #16 captured by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04345:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz 16:
Maldives in the Indian Ocean and Tuamotu, French Polynesia

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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-11-26 Earth Terra
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Brush fires consumed nearly 750,000 acres across Southern California between October 21 and November 18, 2003. Burn scars and vegetation changes wrought by the fires are illustrated in these false-color images from NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04346:
Burn Scars Across Southern California
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-09-24 Earth Terra
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Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia is shown in this MISR Mystery Quiz #15 captured by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04340:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #15: Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-10-08 Earth Terra
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During the 2003 fire season, blazes in the taiga forests of Eastern Siberia were part of a vast network of fires across Siberia and the Russian Far East, northeast China and northern Mongolia seen here by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04341:
Smoke from Siberian Taiga Fires
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-10-22 Earth Terra
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Austral winter and spring in Queensland's Brigalow Belt as seen by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04342:
Austral Winter and Spring in Queensland's Brigalow Belt
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-10-29 Earth Terra
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Large plumes of smoke rising from devastating wildfires burning near Los Angeles and San Diego on Sunday, October 26, 2003, are highlighted in this set of images from NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04343:
Wildfires Rage in Southern California
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-09-10 Earth Terra
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The extent, height, and amount of smoke originating from the B&B Complex Fires in central Oregon are captured in these September 4, 2003 views from NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04338:
Smoke Plumes from the B&B Complex Fires, Oregon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-09-18 Earth Terra
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Cloud-top radiance and height characteristics of Hurricane Isabel are depicted in these data products and animations from NASA's Terra spacecraft on September 7, 2003.
PIA04339:
Aspects of Hurricane Isabel
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-08-13 Earth Terra
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Data from NASA's Terra spacecraft were combined to create this cloud-free natural-color mosaic of Scandinavia and the Baltic region.
PIA04337:
Scandinavia and the Baltic Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-08-30 Earth Terra
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These images from NASA's Terra satellite images of Zambia and Botswana, Africa were acquired on August 25, 2000 during Terra orbit 3655.
PIA02621:
MISR Images Zambia and Botswana
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-09-06 Earth Terra
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This image pair from NASA's Terra satellite shows 'before and after' views of a dry sagerush fire in the area around the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Washington, in June, 2000.
PIA02622:
MISR Views a Fire-Scarred Landscape
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-09-13 Earth Terra
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This image from NASA's Terra satellite was acquired on July 11, 2000 (Terra orbit 3009) and shows a 200-kilometer section of the eastern Australian coast, centered around the Sydney metropolitan area.
PIA02623:
MISR Looks at Sydney and the Southeastern Australia Coast
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-09-20 Earth Terra
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These images from NASA's Terra satellite images are of northeastern South Africa, near Kruger National Park, were acquired on September 7, 2000.
PIA02624:
MISR and AirMISR Simultaneously Observe African Grassland Fires
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-10-04 Earth Terra
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This image from NASA's Terra satellite in August, 2000, shows the northern tip of the Red Sea, the Gulf of Suez and the Gulf of Aqaba frame the sandy deserts and spectacular mountains of the Sinai Peninsula.
PIA02626:
MISR Views the Middle East
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-10-11 Earth Terra
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This image from NASA's Terra satellite ofYugoslavia was acquired on July 28, 2000 during Terra orbit 3248.
PIA02627:
MISR Looks at Yugoslavia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-10-25 Earth Terra
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These images from NASA's Terra satellite were captured on August 21, 2000, during Terra orbit 3600, when MISR imaged Hurricane Debby in the Atlantic Ocean.
PIA02629:
Hurricane Debby and the Appalachians Highlight New MISR Data Products
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-04-19 Earth Terra
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A multi-angle view of the Canary Islands in a dust storm, 29 February 2000. At left is a true-color image taken by the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument on NASA's Terra satellite.
PIA02602:
Multi-Angle View of the Canary Islands
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-04-19 Earth Terra
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These multi-angle images of Hudson Bay and James Bay, Canada, taken 24 February 2000 from NASA's Terra spacecraft, come from the downward-looking (nadir) camera on the MISR instrument onboard NASA's Terra satellite.
PIA02603:
Multi-angle Images of Hudson Bay and James Bay, Canada, 24 February 2000
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-06-20 Earth Terra
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These multi-angle images of Delaware Bay, Chesapeake Bay, and the Appalachian Mountains, acquired 24 March 2000 from NASA's Terra spacecraft, come from the downward-looking (nadir) camera on the MISR instrument onboard NASA's Terra satellite.
PIA02609:
MISR Views Delaware Bay, Chesapeake Bay, and the Appalachian Mountains
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-07-19 Earth Terra
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These images from NASA's Terra satellite are of tropical northern Australia acquired on June 1, 2000 (Terra orbit 2413) during the long dry season.
PIA02614:
MISR Views Northern Australia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-07-26 Earth Terra
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These images from NASA's Terra satellite are of the southeast portion of Georgian Bay in Ontario, Canada, acquired on March 6, 2000, during Terra orbit 1155.
PIA02615:
MISR View of Georgian Bay, Ontario, Canada
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-08-09 Earth Terra
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These images from NASA'sTerra satellite are of Southern California acquired on March 14, 2000 during Terra orbit 1273. North is at the top.
PIA02617:
MISR Views Southern California
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-10-04 Earth Terra
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A classical intense hurricane is shown in this view of Juliette, captured by NASA's Terra satellite on September 26, 2001.
PIA03425:
Hurricane Juliette
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-29 Earth Terra
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These images from NASA's Terra satellite images of Oklahoma and north Texas were acquired on March 12, 2000 during Terra orbit 1243.
PIA02634:
MISR Scans the Texas-Oklahoma Border
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-06 Earth Terra
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These images near Guadalupe Island from NASA's Terra satellite from June 11, 2000 (Terra orbit 2569) demonstrate a turbulent atmospheric flow pattern known as the von Karman vortex.
PIA02635:
Atmospheric Vortices near Guadalupe Island
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-20 Earth Terra
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This image acquired on August 17, 2000 during Terra orbit 3545 shows Northern California and San Francisco Bay.
PIA02637:
Northern California and San Francisco Bay
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The Chesapeake region as seen by NASA's Terra satellite, near local noon on July 17, 2001 (Terra orbit 8407).
PIA03418:
A CLAMS-Eye View of Earth
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-06-27 Earth Terra
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The pictured archipelago is the Republic of Fiji. This image from NASA's Terra satellite is MISR Mystery Image Quiz #1.
PIA03411:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #1:
Republic of Fiji

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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-02-14 Earth Terra
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This illustration features images of southern California and southwestern Nevada acquired by NASA's Terra satellite on January 3, 2001 (Terra orbit 5569).
PIA02644:
Fog and Haze in California's San Joaquin Valley
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James Bay lies at the southern end of Hudson Bay. Visible in these images captured by NASA's Terra satellite on Aug 9, 2000 and Jan. 15, 2001, are some of the many rivers that flow into the bay.
PIA02645:
Green Summer and Icy Winter in James Bay
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Lake Manicouagan in northern Quebec, Canada, as seen by NASA's Terra satellite on June 1, 2001, during Terra orbit 7737.
PIA03434:
Manicouagan Impact Structure, Quebec
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-05-01 Earth Terra
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This pair of images, acquired 16 days apart by NASA's Terra satellite in 2002 and 2007, covers the Liaoning region of China and parts of northern and western Korea, comparing a relatively clear day and an extremely dusty day.
PIA03705:
Dust Obscures Liaoning Province, China
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A category F4 tornado tore through La Plata, Maryland on April 28, 2002, killing 5 and injuring more than 100 people. This image from NASA's Terra satellite was acquired on May 1, 2002.
PIA03707:
Tornado Cuts Through La Plata, Maryland
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-07-03 Earth Terra
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Devon Island is situated in an isolated part of Canada's Nunavut Territory, and is usually considered to be the largest uninhabited island in the world. These images were acquired by NASA's Terra satellite on June 28, 2001.
PIA03714:
Mars Researchers Rendezvous on Remote Arctic Island
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Mexico City has one of the world's most serious air pollution problems. These images from NASA's Terra satellite were captured on April 9 and December 5, 2001.
PIA03716:
A Hazy Day in Mexico City
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-07-24 Earth Terra
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The central portion of Russia's East Siberian Sea, including one of the New Siberian Islands, Novaya Sibir, are portrayed in these views from data acquired on May 28, 2002 by NASA's Terra satellite.
PIA03717:
Distinguishing Clouds from Ice over the East Siberian Sea, Russia
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These images from NASA's Terra satellite were captured on May 31 and July 18, 2002 and show Russia's Saratov Oblast (province), located in the southeastern portion of the East-European plain, in the Lower Volga River Valley.
PIA03718:
Summer Harvest in Saratov, Russia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-08-07 Earth Terra
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This montage is a natural-color view of the Caribbean Sea east of the Yucatan Peninsula as seen by NASA's Terra satellite.
PIA03719:
A Hard Look at Thin Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-08-14 Earth Terra
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The image was acquired by NASA's Terra satellite on March 11, 2002, and is centered west of the Marshall Islands. Enewetak Atoll is discernible through thin cloud as the turquoise band near the right-hand edge of the image.
PIA03720:
Cloud Arcs in the Western Pacific
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-08-21 Earth Terra
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As of July 31, 2002, global multi-angle, multi-spectral radiance products were made available from the MISR instrument aboard NASA's Terra satellite.
PIA03721:
MISR Global Images See the Light of Day
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-05-04 Earth Terra
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St. Louis, Missouri is tucked in a bend of the Mississippi River, just south of the point at which the Illinois River joins the larger Mississippi as seen by NASA's Terra spacecraft on October 15, 2005.
PIA09362:
St. Louis, Missouri
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-11-20 Earth Terra
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These views from NASA's Terra spacecraft illustrate ice surface textures and cloud-top heights over the Amery Ice Shelf/Lambert Glacier system in East Antarctica on October 25, 2002.
PIA03734:
Clouds and Ice of the Lambert-Amery System, East Antarctica
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-12-04 Earth Terra
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Lake Eyre is a large salt lake situated between two deserts in one of Australia's driest regions. These four images from NASA's Terra spacecraft austral summers of 2000 and 2002.
PIA03736:
Fluctuations of Lake Eyre, South Australia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-12-04 Earth Terra
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Within that narrow window during a solar eclipse where one on Earth can watch the Moon's shadow obscure more than 90% of the Sun, NASA's Terra spacecraft captured these views of the Antarctic surface during the total solar eclipse of November 23, 2003.
PIA04347:
Capturing the Motion of an Eclipse Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-01-07 Earth Terra
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In this natural-color image from NASA's Terra spacecraft, a fingerprint-like gravity wave feature occurs over a deck of marine stratocumulus clouds.
PIA04349:
Gravity Waves Ripple over Marine Stratocumulus Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-01-21 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft saw a pall of smoke and dust largely obscured the nations of Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Burkina Faso and southern Mali on January 12, 2004.
PIA04350:
Hazy and Dusty Skies over Western Africa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-02-18 Earth Terra
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After a 19 month rainfall deficiency, heavy rainfall during January 2004 brought drought relief to much of northern Queensland; these images were acquired by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04352:
Greener Pastures in Northern Queensland, Australia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-03-17 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft captured these views of the dust and sand that swept over northeast China on March 10, 2004.
PIA04354:
Dust and Sand Sweeps Over Northeast China
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Heavy snowfall on March 12, 2004, across north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Mongolia and Russia, caused train and highway traffic to stop for several days along the Russia-China border shown here by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04355:
Snowstorm Along the China-Mongolia-Russia Borders
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-04-28 Earth Terra
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Normandy, Poitou, Bourgogne Regions, France is shown in this MISR Mystery Quiz #18 captured by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04357:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #18:
Normandy, Poitou, Bourgogne Regions, France

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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-05-12 Earth Terra
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Vigorous vegetation growth in the Southern United States after heavy rains fell during April and early May, 2004, is quantified in these images and data products from NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04358:
April Showers Bring May Flowers to the Southern United States
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-05-26 Earth Terra
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These images, from 8 April 2003 show that depending upon the position of the Sun, the solar power stations in California's Mohave Desert can reflect solar energy from their large, mirror-like surfaces directly toward one of NASA's Terra cameras.
PIA04359:
Sun Glint from Solar Electric Generating Stations
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-09 Earth Terra
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Clear skies on April 11, 2004 (top panels) contrast strongly with the dust storm that swept across Iraq and Saudi Arabia on May 13 (bottom panels) as seen by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04360:
Elevated Dust over the Middle East
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-21 Earth Terra
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Large lightning-induced fires were active in Alaska and the Yukon Territory from mid-June to mid-July, 2004 as seen by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04363:
Smoke Signals from the Alaska and Yukon Fires
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A look at smoke from the Chisholm forest fire, which ignited on May 23, 2001 about 160 kilometers north of Edmonton in Alberta, Canada, as seen by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04365:
Smoke Soars to Stratospheric Heights
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-01 Earth Terra
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These views of the Russian Arctic were acquired by NASA's Terra spacecraft on July 11, 2004, when the brief arctic summer had transformed the frozen tundra and the thousands of lakes, channels, and rivers of the Lena Delta into a fertile wetland.
PIA04366:
A Summer View of Russia's Lena Delta and Olenek
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-14 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft captured these images and cloud-top height retrievals of Hurricane Frances on September 4, 2004, when the eye sat just off the coast of eastern Florida, and Hurricane Ivan on September 5th.
PIA04367:
Cloud Height Maps for Hurricanes Frances and Ivan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-27 Earth Terra
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Zambia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe are shown in this MISR Mystery Quiz #20 captured by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04370:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz # 20:
Zambia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe

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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-10 Earth Terra
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Heavy rainfall in southern Africa between December 2003 and April 2004 provided central Zambia with floodwaters needed to support the diverse uses of water within the Kafue Flats area as seen by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04371:
Floodwaters Renew Zambia's Kafue Wetland
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-12 Earth Terra
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On 26 December 2004, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake occurred off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. These views were acquired by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04372:
Breaking Tsunami Waves along India's Eastern Coast Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-26 Earth Terra
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The initial tsunami waves resulting from the undersea earthquake that occurred at 00:58:53 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time) on 26 December 2004 off the island of Sumatra, Indonesia, as seen by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04373:
Deep Ocean Tsunami Waves off the Sri Lankan Coast
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-02-23 Earth Terra
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These 19 global panels show the %-year seasonal-average distribution of atmospheric aerosol amount across Africa and the Atlantic Ocean from data captured by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04374:
Five Years of MISR Global Aerosol Observations
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-09 Earth Terra
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Actinae, or radial symmetry, is shown in this MISR Mystery Quiz #21 captured by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04375:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #21:
ACTINAE

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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-23 Earth Terra
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Data from a portion of the imagery acquired by NASA's Terra spacecraft during 2000-2002 were combined to create this cloud-free natural-color mosaic of southwestern Europe and northwestern Morocco and Algeria.
PIA04376:
Where Europe meets Africa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-04-13 Earth Terra
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As it passed over Antarctica on December 16, 2004, NASA's Terra satellite captured this image showing a wavy pattern in a field of white.
PIA04377:
Waves on White: Ice or Clouds?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-10-30 Earth Terra
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These images from NASA's Terra satellite, captured on October 18, 2002, display a large dust plume extended across countries bordering the eastern Mediterranean Sea.
PIA03731:
Dust Shrouds the Eastern Mediterranean
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-02-26 Earth Terra
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Brightness variations in the terrain along a portion of southwestern Africa are displayed in these views from NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04320:
Seasonal Surface Changes in Namibia and Central Angola
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-03-05 Earth Terra
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More than 2 million acres were consumed by hundreds of fires between December 2002 and February 2003 in southeastern Australia's national parks, forests, foothills and city suburbs as seen by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04321:
Drought and Burn Scars in Southeastern Australia
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On March 2, 2003, NASA's Terra spacecraft saw near-surface winds carrying a large amount of Saharan dust aloft and transported the material westward over the Atlantic Ocean.
PIA04322:
Casting Light and Shadows on a Saharan Dust Storm
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-04-02 Earth Terra
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During the last weeks of March 2003, unusually high and widespread aerosol pollution was detected over Europe by several satellite-borne instruments aboard NASA's Terra satellite.
PIA04325:
Aerosols over Central and Eastern Europe
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-04-30 Earth Terra
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The height and motion of the ash and gas plume from the April 22, 2003, eruption of the Chikurachki volcano is portrayed in these views NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04328:
Height and Motion of the Chikurachki Eruption Plume
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-05-07 Earth Terra
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The complex structure and beauty of polar clouds are highlighted by these images acquired by NASA's Terra spacecraft on April 23, 2003. These clouds occur at multiple altitudes and exhibit a noticeable cyclonic circulation over the Southern Indian Ocean,
PIA04329:
Multi-layer Clouds Over the South Indian Ocean
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-05-15 Earth Terra
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This natural-color image from NASA's Terra spacecraft captures the beauty of the western United States and Canada.
PIA04330:
Western United States and Southwestern Canada
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