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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-03-12 Earth Terra
MISR
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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 2007-01-09 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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QuikScat Shows Rough Seas/Atmospheric Conditions at Time of Two Java Sea 
Disasters
PIA09110:
QuikScat Shows Rough Seas/Atmospheric Conditions at Time of Two Java Sea Disasters
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-09-26 Earth Terra
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This image, acquired by NASA's Terra spacecraft, shows Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, with a population of about 2.5 million inhabitants for the greater metropolitan area.
PIA17513:
Kathmandu, Nepal
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-27 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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Space Radar Image of the Lost City of Ubar
PIA01721:
Space Radar Image of the Lost City of Ubar
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-05-08 Earth Terra
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On May 2, 2002, numerous fires in southern Mexico sent smoke drifting northward over the Gulf of Mexico. These views from NASA's Terra satellite illustrate the smoke extent over parts of the Gulf and the southern Mexican states of Tabasco, Campeche and Ch
PIA03706:
Smoke from Fires in Southern Mexico
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-12-01 Earth Terra
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This perspective view from the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the magnificent natural landscape of Salzkammergut, Austria.
PIA13640:
Hallstatt, Austria
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-10-11 Earth Terra
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The ASTER instrument onboard Terra's spacecraft imaged the toxic sludge spill in Hungary on Oct. 11, 2010. A million cubic meters (35 million cubic feet) of red sludge spilled from a reservoir at an alumina plant in Ajka in western Hungary.
PIA13467:
ASTER Images Hungary Toxic Sludge Spill
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-09-11 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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Recent State of Arctic Sea Ice
PIA11086:
Recent State of Arctic Sea Ice
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-14 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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Shaded Relief Image of Saint Pierre and Miquelon
PIA02703:
Shaded Relief Image of Saint Pierre and Miquelon
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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 2004-12-09 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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Typhoon Nanmadol
PIA07100:
Typhoon Nanmadol
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-10-05 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft captured this image north of the present town of Al Hillal, Iraq, in the fertile plain between the Tigris and the Euphrates Rivers, where the site of the legendary city of Babylon lies.
PIA13436:
Babylon, Iraq
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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 2014-02-05 Earth Terra
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This image acquired by NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Sochi Olympic Park Coastal Cluster, the circular area on the shoreline in the bottom center of the image, which was built for Olympic indoor sports.
PIA17970:
Sochi, Russia Winter Olympic Sites (Coastal Cluster)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-29 Earth Terra
MISR
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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 2001-09-01 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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SRTM Colored Height and Shaded Relief: Las Bayas, Argentina
PIA03327:
SRTM Colored Height and Shaded Relief: Las Bayas, Argentina
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-02-05 Earth Terra
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The 2014 Winter Olympic ski runs may be rated double black diamond, but they're not quite as steep as they appear in this image acquired by NASA's Terra spacecraft, of the skiing and snowboarding sites for the Sochi Winter Olympic Games.
PIA17971:
Sochi, Russia Winter Olympic Sites (Mountain Cluster)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-02-06 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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This anaglyph, from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission, is of Salt Lake City, Utah. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03343:
Anaglyph, Salt Lake City, Utah
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-03-23 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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3-D Perspective View, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
PIA02740:
3-D Perspective View, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-04-09 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
Imaging Radar
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Space Radar Image of Mount Everest
PIA01301:
Space Radar Image of Mount Everest
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-11-07 Earth Terra
MISR
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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 2009-08-18 Earth Terra
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JPL's Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer aboard NASA's Terra satellite, shows Lhasa, the traditional seat of the Dalai Lama and capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region in China.
PIA12177:
Lhasa, Tibet, China
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-06-29 Earth Terra
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Death Valley, Calif., has the lowest point in North America, Badwater at 85.5 meters (282 feet) below sea level. It is also the driest and hottest location in North America. This image is from NASA' Terra spacecraft.
PIA12091:
Death Valley, California
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-10-14 Earth TOPEX/Poseidon
Altimeter
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TOPEX/El Niño Watch - Indonesia Area, December, 1996 and August, 1997
PIA00742:
TOPEX/El Niño Watch - Indonesia Area, December, 1996 and August, 1997
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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 2000-02-16 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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This 3-D anaglyph shows an area on the western side of the volcanically active Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia as seen by the instrument onboard NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA02709:
Anaglyph with Landsat Overlay, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.288 MB)     JPEG (309.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2013-12-09 Earth Airborne Snow Observatory
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Spatial distribution of snow water equivalent across the Tuolumne River Basin from April 10 to June 1, 2013 as measured by NASA's Airborne Snow Observatory.
PIA17775:
Spatial Distribution of Tuolumne River Basin Mapped by Airborne Snow Observatory Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-03-05 Earth Terra
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Beaufort Sea surface temperatures where Canada's Mackenzie River discharges into the Arctic Ocean, measured by NASA's MODIS instrument; warm river waters had broken through a shoreline sea ice barrier to enhance sea ice melt.
PIA18034:
Warm Rivers Play Role in Arctic Sea Ice Melt
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-22 Earth Terra
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This image from NASA's Terra spacecraft highlights the epicenter of a powerful magnitude 6.6 earthquake which struck Sichuan Province in southwest China on April 20, 2013. Vegetation is displayed in red; clouds and snow are in white.
PIA16994:
NASA Spacecraft Shows Location of China Quake
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-03 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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Cyclones in the Pacific
PIA07415:
Cyclones in the Pacific
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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

Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.794 MB)     JPEG (680.6 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2013-09-24 Earth Terra
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This image, acquired by NASA's Terra spacecraft, shows the epicenter of a magnitude 7.7 earthquake which struck south-central Pakistan on Sept. 24, 2013, in Pakistan's Makran fold belt.
PIA17505:
Region Hit by Large Pakistan Quake as Shown by NASA Spacecraft
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-01 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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Space Radar Image of Kliuchevskoi, Russia
PIA01728:
Space Radar Image of Kliuchevskoi, Russia
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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 2001-06-14 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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SRTM Colored Height and Shaded Relief: Laguna Mellquina, Andes Mountains, Argentina
PIA03310:
SRTM Colored Height and Shaded Relief: Laguna Mellquina, Andes Mountains, Argentina
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-08-02 Earth Terra
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This image acquired by NASA's Terra spacecraft is of the Principality of Liechtenstein, a landlocked alpine country between Austria and Switzerland.
PIA14514:
Principality of Liechtenstein
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-26 Earth Terra
MISR
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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 2000-10-25 Earth Terra
MISR
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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 2013-05-21 Earth Terra
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This image from NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Moscow, the capital city of Russia, the northernmost megacity in the world, the most populous in Europe, and with a population of over 11,000,000, the 6th largest city proper in the world.
PIA16988:
Moscow, Russia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-04-10 Earth Terra
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On April 9, 2013 at 11:52 GMT, this image acquired by NASA's Terra spacecraft, shows the location of a magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit southwestern Iran's Bushehr province near the town of Kaki.
PIA16946:
NASA Spacecraft Image Shows Location of Iranian Earthquake
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-02-27 Earth Terra
MISR
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These images of Canada's Québec province were acquired by NASA's Terra satelliteon March 4, 2001.The region's forests are a mixture of coniferous and hardwood trees, and 'sugar-shack' festivities are held at this time of year to celebrate the beginning o
PIA03446:
Southern Québec in Late Winter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-11-08 Earth Terra
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The ASTER instrument onboard NASA's Terra's spacecraft imaged the Khyber Pass, a mountain pass that links Afghanistan and Pakistan. Throughout its history it has been an important trade route between Central Asia and South Asia.
PIA13605:
Khyber Pass, Afghanistan-Pakistan
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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 2013-11-19 Earth Terra
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This image, acquired by NASA's Terra spacecraft, shows the mountains of Chattanooga, Tennessee.
PIA17696:
150th Anniversary of the Battle of Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-16 Earth Terra
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On Feb. 12, 2010, the 21st Winter Olympic Games opened in the city of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. NASA's Terra spacecraft acquired this image of the city of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Sept. 29, 2008.
PIA12838:
Vancouver Olympic Site Captures a Gold for Natural Grandeur
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-08-01 Earth Terra
MISR
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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
Full Resolution:     TIFF (7.261 MB)     JPEG (467.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2003-04-23 Earth Terra
MISR
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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 2003-02-19 Earth Terra
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These views from NASA's Terra spacecraft portray the Lutzow-Holm Bay region of Queen Maud Land, East Antarctica, on September 5, 2002.
PIA04319:
Lutzow-Holm Bay and the Shirase Glacier, Antarctica
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.023 MB)     JPEG (290.1 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (AIRSAR)
AirSAR
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Space Radar Image of Missouri River - TOPSAR
PIA01806:
Space Radar Image of Missouri River - TOPSAR
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.212 MB)     JPEG (780.9 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2012-07-09 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft acquired this image of Dawson, Canada. A boom town in 1898, discovery of gold in the Klondike fueled the massive influx of miners, merchants, and other support professions to this town on the Yukon River.
PIA15848:
Dawson, Canada
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-09-01 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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This anaglyph, from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission, is of the Andes Mountains, southeast of San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03326:
SRTM Anaglyph: Las Bayas, Argentina
Full Resolution:     TIFF (5.28 MB)     JPEG (429.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2011-03-10 Earth ARIA
X-band interferometric synthetic aperture radar
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This satellite interferometric synthetic aperture radar image using COSMO-SkyMed radar data, depicts the relative deformation of Earth's surface at Kilauea between Feb. 11, 2011 and March 7, 2011 (two days following the start of the current eruption).
PIA13910:
INSAR Images Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-18 Earth Terra
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This NASA's Terra satellite image of Mount St. Helens was captured one week after the March 8, 2005 ash and steam eruption, the latest activity since the volcano's reawakening in September 2004.
PIA07478:
Mount St. Helens
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-27 Earth Terra
MISR
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This image from NASA's Terra satellite, acquired on August 18, 2000 during Terra orbit 3562, show the Bering Strait, with Seward Peninsula of Alaska to the east, and Chukotskiy Poluostrov of Siberia to the west.
PIA02638:
MISR Sights the Bering Strait
Full Resolution:     TIFF (7.383 MB)     JPEG (295.8 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2001-11-21 Earth Terra
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This set of images from NASA's Terra satellit highlights coastal areas of four states along the Gulf of Mexico: Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and part of the Florida panhandle. The images were acquired on October 15, 2001 (Terra orbit 9718).
PIA03432:
Wetlands of the Gulf Coast
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-11-23 Earth Terra
MISR
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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 2014-03-27 Earth Terra
Landsat
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Stark effects of a California drought on agriculture can be clearly seen in these two February images acquired in 2014 and 2003 by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA18187:
Stark Effects of California Drought on Agriculture seen by NASA Spacecraft
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-04-18 Earth Terra
MISR
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Northern Arizona and the Grand Canyon are captured in this pair of images from December 31, 2000 as seen by NASA's Terra satellite (Terra orbit 5525).
PIA03402:
The Grand Canyon
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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 2002-07-13 Earth Aqua
Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS)
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AIRS First Light Data: Northern Europe, July 20, 2002
PIA00345:
AIRS First Light Data: Northern Europe, July 20, 2002
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-26 Earth Terra
MISR
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NASA's Terra spacecraft acquired this sequence of images and cloud-top height observations for Hurricane Wilma as it progressed across the Caribbean in October 2005.
PIA04386:
Tracking Hurricane Wilma Across the Caribbean
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-02-19 Earth Terra
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The Kondyor Massif is located in Eastern Siberia, Russia, north of the city of Khabarovsk. It is a rare form of igneous intrusion called alkaline-ultrabasic massif and it is full of rare minerals. This image is from NASA's Terra satellite.
PIA10624:
Kondyor Massif, Russia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-06-16 Earth Terra
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The Espanola wildfire had consumed more than 4,300 acres when the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft acquired this image on June 16, 2011, over Flagler County, Fla.
PIA14277:
NASA Spacecraft Spots Florida Wildfire
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-05-30 Earth Terra
MISR
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Surface brightness contrasts accentuated by a thin layer of snow enable a network of rivers, roads, and farmland boundaries to stand out clearly in these images from NASA's Terra satellite of southeastern Saskatchewan and southwestern Manitoba.
PIA03408:
Saskatchewan and Manitoba
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-09-22 Earth Aquarius
Aquarius
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NASA's Aquarius instrument has produced its first global map of the salinity, or saltiness, of Earth's ocean surface, providing an early glimpse of the mission's anticipated discoveries.
PIA14786:
NASA's "Salt of the Earth" Aquarius Reveals First Map
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-06-14 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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This anaglyph, from the instrument onboard NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission, shows an area south of San Martin de Los Andes, Argentina. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03311:
SRTM Anaglyph: Laguna Mellquina, Andes Mountains, Argentina
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-03-21 Earth Terra
MISR
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This image was acquired on May 5, 2000 during NASA's Terra orbit 2026. The location of the town of Armagh in Northern Ireland is marked.
PIA02649:
An Irish Tale: One City, Two Asteroids
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-03-10 Earth Terra
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Longyearbyen is the administrative center of Svalbard and is located on Spitsbergen, the largest island of the Svalbard archipelago, part of the Kingdom of Norway. NASA's Terra satellite captured this image on July 12, 2003.
PIA10626:
Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-06-13 Earth Aqua
Terra
MODIS
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Rates of basal melt of Antarctic ice shelves (melting of the shelves from underneath) overlaid on a 2009 mosaic of Antarctica created from data from NASA's Terra and Aqua spacecraft.
PIA17284:
Rates of Basal Melt of Antarctic Ice Shelves
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-09-14 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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Perspective with Landsat Overlay: Antelope Valley, California
PIA02775:
Perspective with Landsat Overlay: Antelope Valley, California
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-18 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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Hurricane Emily
PIA07969:
Hurricane Emily
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-09-13 Earth Terra
MISR
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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 2001-05-16 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 2005-01-12 Earth Terra
ASTER
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The island of Phuket on the Indian Ocean coast of Thailand is a major tourist destination and was also in the path of the tsunami that washed ashore on December 26, 2004. Images were acquired by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA07227:
New NASA Imagery Sheds Additional Perspectives on Tsunami
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-03-13 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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This anaglyph, from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission, is of Massanutten Mountain in the Shenandoah Valley of northern Virginia. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03382:
Massanutten Mountain, Virginia, USA (Anaglyph)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-20 Earth Terra
MISR
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-07-23 Earth Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite 7 (GOES-7)
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The Americas and Hurricane Andrew
PIA01462:
The Americas and Hurricane Andrew
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-15 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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Shaded Relief of Bahia State, Brazil
PIA02704:
Shaded Relief of Bahia State, Brazil
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-02-16 Earth 1920x1280x3
This image shows the flash above Chelyabinsk, Russia, from the fireball streaking through the sky on Feb. 15, 2013. The small asteroid was approximately 56 to 66 feet in diameter. The picture was taken by a local, M. Ahmetvaleev.
PIA16829:
Fireball Flash over Russia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-04-14 Earth Terra
MISR
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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 2000-02-15 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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Radar Image with Color as Height, Bahia State, Brazil
PIA02705:
Radar Image with Color as Height, Bahia State, Brazil
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-10-29 Earth Terra
MISR
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NASA's Terra spacecraft captured this imagery and data over Hurricane Sandy as the storm approached the U.S. east coast on Oct. 28, 2012. The image at left covers an area 250 miles (400 kilometers) wide and extends from Massachusetts to Florida.
PIA16435:
NASA's Spacecraft Imagery Shows Hurricane Sandy's Wind Flow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-10-04 Earth Terra
MISR
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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 2001-06-27 Earth Terra
MISR
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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 2001-01-03 Earth Terra
MISR
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Two large icebergs, designated B-15A and C-16, captured by NASA's Terra satellite, are of the Ross Ice Shelf and Ross Sea in Antarctica, acquired on December 10, 2000 during Terra orbit 5220, show
PIA02639:
Icebergs in the Ross Sea, Antarctica
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-01-30 Earth Terra
MISR
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This image is a natural-color view of the Celtic Sea and English Channel regions, and was acquired by NASA's Terra satellite on June 4, 2001 during Terra orbit 7778.
PIA03441:
Coccoliths in the Celtic Sea
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Earth Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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Earth Moon Conjuntion image created during Galileo's second flyby
PIA00134:
Earth - Moon Conjunction
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-11-03 Earth Terra
ASTER
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The ASTER instrument onboard NASA's Terra's spacecraft imaged the hot volcanic flow that resulted from collapse of the summit lava dome from the Merapi volcano in Indonesia that erupted on Oct. 26, 2010.
PIA13567:
Merapi Volcano, Indonesia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-04-09 Earth Terra
MISR
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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 1997-10-30 Earth Terra
MLS
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Microwave Limb Sounder/El Niño Watch - Water Vapor Measurement, October, 1997
PIA01052:
Microwave Limb Sounder/El Niño Watch - Water Vapor Measurement, October, 1997
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-21 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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Wilma's Winds Whip Mexico's Yucatan
PIA03056:
Wilma's Winds Whip Mexico's Yucatan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-05-13 Earth Aqua
MODIS
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The quick dry-out of vegetation in Southern California this year is depicted in this pair of images from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensor on NASA's Aqua spacecraft.
PIA17053:
MODIS Satellite See Double Jeopardy for Socal Fire Season
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-06-14 Earth Aqua
Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS)
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AIRS First Light Data: Eastern Mediterranean, June 14, 2002
PIA00326:
AIRS First Light Data: Eastern Mediterranean, June 14, 2002
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-09-23 Earth Global Rain Forest Mapping Project (GRFM)
JERS-1 SAR
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Radar Mosaic of Africa
PIA01348:
Radar Mosaic of Africa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-11-08 Earth Terra
ASTER
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The Esperanza fire started on October 26, 2006 in the dry brush near Palm Springs, CA. This image was acquired in 2006 by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA01900:
Esperanza Fire near Palm Springs, California
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-05-01 Earth Terra
MISR
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-10-05 Earth Terra
ASTER
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Timbuktu in the West African Nation of Mali, about 15 km north of the Niger River, at the intersection of an east-west and a north-south Trans Saharan trade route across the Sahara.
PIA12305:
Timbuktu, Mali
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-05-10 Earth Terra
ASTER
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Surrounding the town of El Ejido, Almeria Province, southern Spain is a sea of greenhouses, stretching for tens of kilometers as shown in this image from NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA14146:
Almeria, Spain
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-04-06 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
L-Band Imaging Radar
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Safsaf Oasis, Egypt
PIA00737:
Safsaf Oasis, Egypt
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-07-26 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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SRTM Colored Height and Shaded Relief: Corral de Piedra, Argentina
PIA03318:
SRTM Colored Height and Shaded Relief: Corral de Piedra, Argentina
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