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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-08-23 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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As super Typhoon Bilis, equal in strength to a category 5 hurricane, bore down on Taiwan, these images from August 21, 2000, show the massive storm's most devastating components: rain and wind.
PIA01047:
Typhoon Bilis
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-07-05 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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As super Typhoon Bilis, equal in strength to a category 5 hurricane, bore down on Taiwan, these images from August 21, 2000, show the massive storm's most devastating components: rain and wind.
PIA01048:
Typhoon Bilis
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-09-08 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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NASA's QuikScat satellite instrument kept an eye on an iceberg the size of Rhode Island, the first time this space technology had been used to track a potential threat to international shipping.
PIA02329:
SeaWinds Watches for Breakup of Giant Iceberg
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-01-13 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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The SeaWinds instrument on NASA's Quick Scatterometer (QuikScat) spacecraft captured these near-real-time backscatter images of melting on the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica's Weddell Sea between October 27 (left) and October 29 (right).
PIA03894:
QuikScat Captures an Early Melt
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-25 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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The SeaWinds instrument onboard NASA's new QuikScat ocean-viewing satellite captured this image of Hurricane Dora in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean on August 10, as it was blowing at speeds of nearly 40 meters per second (90 miles per hour).
PIA02404:
SeaWinds Radar Clocks Hurricane Dora's Wind Speeds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-05-08 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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Wildfires are a recurring natural hazard faced by Californians. In Santa Barbara County, a wildfire, called the Jesusita fire, ignited on May 5, 2009 in the Cathedral Peak area northwest of Mission Canyon.
PIA12006:
Disaster Management: Rapid Dry-Up of Rainwater on Land Surface Leading to the Santa Barbara Wildfire
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-23 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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The scope and extent of the strong Santa Ana wind event in Southern California the week of Oct. 21, 2007, is visible in this image from NASA's QuikScat satellite.
PIA10089:
NASA's QuikScat Maps Southern California's Destructive Santa Ana Winds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-08 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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The frequent coverage provided by NASA's SeaWinds instrument on the QuikScat satellite in 1999 provided unprecedented capability to monitor daily and seasonal changes in the key melt zones of Greenland.
PIA02459:
SeaWinds - Greenland
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-08 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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The SeaWinds scatterometer on NASA's QuikScat satellite makes global radar measurements day and night, in clear sky and through clouds. Greenland and the polar ice cap are shown here on September 20, 1999.
PIA02458:
SeaWinds - Oceans, Land, Polar Regions
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-07 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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NASA's SeaWinds instrument on the QuikScat satellite shows winds are blocked by an island mountain barrier on South Georgia Island, in the South Atlantic Ocean in the year 2000.
PIA02457:
SeaWinds - South Georgia Island
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-09-11 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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There has been considerable interest in the recent state of Arctic sea ice for scientific research and for operational applications especially along the Northern Sea Route and the Northwest Passage.
PIA11086:
Recent State of Arctic Sea Ice
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-21 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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The eye of Hurricane Wilma, a menacing Category 4 storm, approaches the northeastern tip of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula in this October 21 image from NASA's QuikScat satellite, depicting relative wind speeds and direction.
PIA03056:
Wilma's Winds Whip Mexico's Yucatan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-09 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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This image, produced from data collected by the SeaWinds scatterometer instrument onboard NASA's QuikScat mission reveals the details of the surface winds and rain in Typhoon Nanmadol as it moves westward.
PIA07100:
Typhoon Nanmadol
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-01-09 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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A ferry carrying more than 600 passengers sank in the Java Sea between the island of Java and Borneo just before midnight on December 29, 2006, during high winds and rough seas.
PIA09110:
QuikScat Shows Rough Seas/Atmospheric Conditions at Time of Two Java Sea Disasters
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-25 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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Tropical Storm Katrina is shown here as observed by NASA's QuikScatsatellite on August 25, 2005, at 08:37 UTC (4:37 a.m. in Florida). At this time, the storm had 80 kilometers per hour (50 miles per hour; 43 knots) sustained winds.
PIA07432:
Tropical Storm Katrina
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-18 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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When NASA's Quick Scatterometer (QuikScat) captured this image on July 13, 2005, Emily was just a few hours away from becoming a hurricane.
PIA07969:
Hurricane Emily
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-07-18 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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Typhoon Haitang is shown here churning steadily towards Taiwan and China. This image shows the storm's swirling wind patterns as observed by NASA's QuikScat satellite on July 14, 2005, at 19:19 UTC (14:19 Eastern Daylight Time).
PIA07968:
Super Typhoon Haitang
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-03 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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The SeaWinds scatterometer aboard NASA's QuikScat satellite collected the data used to create this colorful image of Cyclone Olaf churning in the South Pacific on February 16, 2005.
PIA07415:
Cyclones in the Pacific
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-07 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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The figure demonstrates of the capability of the SeaWinds instrument on NASA's QuikScat satellite in monitoring both sea ice and ocean surface wind, thus helping to further our knowledge in wind-ice interaction and its effect on climate change.
PIA02456:
SeaWinds Wind-Ice Interaction
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-07 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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The distribution of ocean surface winds over the Atlantic Ocean, based on September 1999 data from NASA's SeaWinds instrument on the QuikScat satellite, shows wind direction, superimposed on the color image indicating wind speed.
PIA02455:
SeaWinds Global Coverage with Detail of Hurricane Floyd
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-09-07 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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NASA's QuikScat satellite acquired this image of Category One Typhoon Fitow on Sept. 6, 2007, prior to the storm making landfall in Japan.
PIA09978:
NASA Measures Fitow's Winds by Satellite
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-09 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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This image shows wind speeds and direction in the Atlantic Ocean on August 1, 1999, gathered by NASA's Seawinds radar instrument flying onboard NASA's QuikScat satellite.
PIA01347:
Atlantic Ocean Surface Winds from QuikScat
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-08-09 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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This image shows wind speeds and direction in the Pacific Ocean on August 1, 1999, gathered by NASA's Seawinds radar instrument flying onboard NASA's QuikScat satellite.
PIA01346:
Pacific Ocean Surface Winds from QuikScat
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-09-16 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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NASA's SeaWinds radar instrument eyed the center of a massive hurricane -- Floyd -- as it ripped past Georgia and the Carolinas Wednesday afternoon, September 15, then marched toward a midnight strike at Cape Fear, North Carolina.
PIA02334:
SeaWinds Radar Stares Into The Eye Of Angry Hurricane Floyd
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-10-12 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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These images, derived from NASA QuikScat satellite data, show the extensive pattern of rain water deposited by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on land surfaces over several states in the southern and eastern United States.
PIA03029:
Distribution Patterns of Land Surface Water from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-01-08 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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High-resolution ocean surface wind data from NASA's Quick Scatterometer (QuikScat) illustrate the strength of Santa Ana winds that pounded Southern California in 2003.
PIA03892:
Santa Ana Winds Over Los Angeles
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-08-29 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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Nearly the whole of the Gulf of Mexico was churning with the powerful winds and rains of Hurricane Katrina on August 28, 2005, when NASA's QuikScat satellite captured this image.
PIA04176:
Hurricane Katrina
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-06-06 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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NASA's QuikScat observed a rare tropical cyclone in the northern part of the Arabian Sea, threatening the petroleum shipping lanes and the Gulf States (e.g. Oman) that are unprepared for such an event.
PIA09600:
Tropical Cyclone Gonu Observed by QuikSCAT
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-09-20 Earth RadarSat
Imaging Radar
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NASA researchers have insights into the mysteries of Arctic sea ice, thanks to the unique abilities of Canada's Radarsat satellite in this view of the global arctic.
PIA02970:
Global View of the Arctic Ocean
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-09-20 Earth RadarSat
Imaging Radar
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NASA researchers have new [sic] insights into the mysteries of Arctic sea ice, thanks to the unique abilities of Canada's Radarsat satellite.
PIA02971:
Comparative Views of Arctic Sea Ice Growth
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-04 Moon Ranger 7
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Guericke Crater as seen by Ranger 7
PIA02974:
Guericke Crater as seen by Ranger 7
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-04 Moon Ranger 7
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Ranger 7 took this image, the first picture of the Moon by aU.S. spacecraft, on 31 July 1964 at 13:09 UT (9:09 AM EDT) about 17 minutes before impacting the lunar surface.
PIA02975:
First Image of the Moon taken by a U.S. Spacecraft
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-07-05 Moon Ranger 9
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On March 24, 1965, a nationwide TV audience watched live video from Ranger 9 as it purposefully crashed into the Moon within the crater Alphonsus. Ranger's six cameras sent back more than 5800 video images during the last 18 minutes of its 3-day journey,
PIA03495:
Live from the Moon - Impact! Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-01-22 Earth RapidScat
ISS-RapidScat
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Artist's rendering of NASA's ISS-RapidScat instrument (inset), which will launch to the International Space Station in 2014 to measure ocean surface wind speed and direction and help improve weather forecasts, including hurricane monitoring.
PIA17897:
ISS-RapidScat
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-04-21 Earth RapidScat
ISS-RapidScat
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On Jan. 28, 2015 from 2:41 to 4:14 UTC, NASA's ISS-RapidScat saw the nor'easter's strongest sustained winds (red) between 56 and 67 mph (25 to 30 mps/90 to 108 kph) just off-shore from eastern Cape Cod.
PIA18059:
NASA RapidScat Proving Valuable for Tropical Cyclones
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-01-25 Earth RapidScat
ISS-RapidScat
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NASA's ISS-RapidScat instrument on the International Space Station provided a look at the strong winds that led to coastal flooding in southern New Jersey during the historic winter storm that blanketed much of the U.S. East Coast, starting Jan. 23, 2016.
PIA20366:
Winter Storm Winds in Southern New Jersey, as Viewed by ISS-RapidScat
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-01-28 Earth RapidScat
ISS-RapidScat
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NASA's ISS-RapidScat instrument on the International Space Station provided a look at the strong winds that created blizzard conditions and coastal flooding during the historic winter storm that blanketed much of U.S. East Coast, starting Jan. 23, 2016.
PIA20372:
Winter Storm Winds on U.S. East Coast, as Viewed by ISS-RapidScat
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-06 Earth RapidScat
ISS-RapidScat
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Launched Sept. 21, 2014, to the International Space Station, NASA's newest Earth-observing mission, the International Space Station-RapidScat scatterometer to measure global ocean near-surface wind speeds and directions.
PIA18824:
NASA's New RapidScat Breezes Into Operation Aboard Space Station
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-10-23 Earth RapidScat
ISS-RapidScat
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NASA's ISS-RapidScat passed over Hurricane Patricia at about 3:00 AM GMT on Oct. 23, 2015. A Hurricane Warning was in effect from San Blas to Punta San Telmo.
PIA20031:
Hurricane Patricia Viewed by NASA's ISS-RapidScat
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Add Image to Favorite List 2015-11-06 Earth RapidScat
ISS-RapidScat
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NASA's ISS-RapidScat's antenna, lower right, was pointed at Hurricane Patricia as the powerful storm approached Mexico on Oct. 23, 2015.
PIA20049:
RapidScat and Hurricane Patricia Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-01-21 Earth RapidScat
ISS-RapidScat
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This image shows monthly average winds for November 2014 and 2015 near the ocean surface as observed by NASA's ISS-RapidScat on the International Space Station.
PIA20365:
NASA's RapidScat Observes El Niņo Blowing in the Winds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-21 Earth RapidScat
ISS-RapidScat
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NASA's ISS-RapidScat ocean wind scatterometer viewed Hurricane Ana as it approached Hawaii. From Oct. 13 to Oct. 19, 2014, RapidScat observed Ana seven times. This frame is from a movie containing multiple days of observation.
PIA18834:
Hurricane Ana Viewed by NASA's ISS-RapidScat Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-03-18 Earth Seasat
Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)
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This Seasat synthetic aperture radar image from Aug. 27, 1978, shows the Massachusetts coast from Nantucket Island in the south past Cape Cod and Boston to Cape Ann in the north.
PIA18137:
NASA's Seasat Satellite Shows Massachusetts Coast
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-06-27 Earth Seasat
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Seasat, built and managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), was launched thirty-five years ago, on June 27, 1978. It was the first satellite designed for remote sensing of the Earth's oceans using many ground-breaking technologies.
PIA15816:
Seasat Celebrates Landmark in Remote-Sensing History Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-02-24 Earth SeaWinds
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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One of NASA's newest Earth-observing instruments, the SeaWinds scatterometer aboard Japan's Advanced Earth Observing Satellite (Adeos) 2--now renamed Midori 2--has successfully transmitted its first radar data to our home planet.
PIA03896:
NASA's Newest SeaWinds Instrument Breezes Into Operation
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-04 Earth Shuttle Imaging Radar A (SIR-A)
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The objective of NASA's Shuttle Imaging Radar A (SIR-A) was to observe the Earth by use of radar imagery, acquire and transmit data of different geologic regions. This is a view of China in 2000.
PIA02986:
Radar view of China
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-14 Earth Shuttle Imaging Radar A (SIR-A)
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The objective of NASA's Shuttle Imaging Radar A (SIR-A) was to observe the Earth by use of radar imagery, acquire and transmit data of different geologic regions. This is a view of New Guinea in 2000.
PIA02994:
Radar view of New Guinea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-21 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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Much of Honshu, Japan's largest island, is seen in this image generated from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data on February 19, 2000.
PIA02791:
Radar Image with Color as Height: Tokyo, Honshu, Japan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-21 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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Tokyo, located on the island of Honshu, with Mt. Fuji in the background as seen in this image generated from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data on February 21, 2000.
PIA02792:
Perspective View with Radar Image Overlaid, Color as Height: Mt. Fuji and Tokyo, Japan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-21 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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Japan's Mt. Fuji presents a beautiful backdrop for the city of Tokyo as seen in this image generated from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data on February 21, 2000.
PIA02793:
Perspective View with Radar Image Overlaid, Color as Height: Mt. Fuji and Tokyo, Japan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-04-04 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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The diversity of landforms that make up the state of California is evident in this new [sic] rendition of the 3-D topography of the state.
PIA03347:
Shaded Relief with Color as Height, California Mosaic with Insets
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-10-25 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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This perspective view from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM), acquired on February 2000, shows central Panama, with the remnants of the extinct volcano El Valle in the foreground and the Caribbean Sea in the distance.
PIA03369:
Perspective View with Color-Coded Shaded Relief, Central Panama
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-10-25 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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This perspective view from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM), acquired on February 2000, shows the Panama Canal with the Gulf of Panama in the foreground and the Caribbean Sea in the distance.
PIA03368:
Perspective View with Color-Coded Shaded Relief, Panama Canal
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-11-14 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula, lying between the Sea of Okhotsk to the west and the Bering Sea and Pacific Ocean to the east, is one of the most active volcanic regions along the Pacific Ring of Fire.
PIA03374:
Colored Height and Shaded Relief, Kamchatka Peninsula
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-12-12 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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The white, mottled area in the right-center of this image from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) is Madrid, the capital of Spain.
PIA03375:
Shaded Relief and Radar Image with Color as Height, Madrid, Spain
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-03-06 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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This image of North America was generated with data from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM).
PIA03377:
Shaded Relief with Height as Color, North America
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-03-06 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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The top picture is a shaded relief image of the northwest corner of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula generated from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data, and shows a subtle, but unmistakable, indication of the Chicxulub impact crater.
PIA03381:
Shaded Relief with Height as Color and Landsat, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
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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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Shenandoah National Park lies astride part of the Blue Ridge Mountains, which form the southeastern range of the greater Appalachian Mountains in Virginia.
PIA03383:
Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, Shaded Relief with Height as Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-03-27 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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Manicouagan Crater is one of the world's largest and oldest known impact craters and perhaps the one most readily apparent to astronauts in orbit. The age of the impact is estimated at 214 million years before present.
PIA03384:
Stereo Pair, with Topographic Height as Color, Manicouagan Crater, Quebec, Canada
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-06-19 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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This image of South America was generated with data from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM).
PIA03388:
South America, Shaded Relief and Colored Height
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-08-21 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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This image of the world was generated with data from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM).
PIA03395:
World in Mercator Projection, Shaded Relief and Colored Height
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-17 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
X-Band Radar
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River drainage patterns provide clues to the rock types and erosional processes involved in landscape evolution.
PIA04954:
Gotel Mountains, Nigeria and Cameroon, SRTM Shaded Relief plus Height as Brightness
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-17 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
X-Band Radar
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The Zagros Mountains in Iran offer a visually stunning topographic display of geologic structure in layered sedimentary rocks.
PIA04956:
Zagros Mountains, Iran, SRTM Shaded Relief
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-17 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
X-Band Radar
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The Sinai Peninsula, located between Africa and Asia, is a result of those two continents pulling apart from each other.
PIA04957:
Sinai Peninsula, Shaded Relief and Colored Height
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-17 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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The striking contrast of geologic structures in Africa is shown in this shaded relief image of Mt. Elgon on the left and a section of the Great Rift Valley on the right.
PIA04958:
Mt. Elgon, Africa, Shaded Relief and Colored Height
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-17 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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Three striking and important areas of Tanzania in eastern Africa are shown in this color-coded shaded relief image from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission.
PIA04959:
Olduvai Gorge, Shaded Relief and Colored Height
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-06-11 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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Portland, the largest city in Oregon, is located on the Columbia River at the northern end of the Willamette Valley. On clear days, Mount Hood highlights the Cascade Mountains backdrop to the east.
PIA04966:
Portland, Mount Hood, & Columbia River Gorge, Oregon, Perspective View
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-13 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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The 5000 meter (16,000 feet) high Tibetan Plateau has been formed by the collision of the Indian subcontinent with central Asia.
PIA04969:
Western Tibet, Shaded Relief with Color as Height
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-14 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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New Zealand straddles the juncture of the Indo-Australian and Pacific tectonic plates, two of Earth's major crustal plates.
PIA06662:
New Zealand, SRTM Shaded Relief and Colored Height
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-09-03 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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The very low topography of southern Florida is evident in this color-coded shaded relief map generated with data from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission.
PIA06666:
Southern Florida, Shaded Relief and Colored Height
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-12-09 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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Australia is the world's smallest, flattest, and (after Antarctica) driest continent, but at 7.7 million square kilometers (3.0 million square miles) it is also the sixth largest country.
PIA06665:
Australia, Shaded Relief and Colored Height
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-10-01 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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Mount Saint Helens is a prime example of how Earth's topographic form can greatly change even within our lifetimes.
PIA06668:
Mount Saint Helens, Washington, USA,
SRTM Perspective: Shaded Relief and Colored Height

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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-01-14 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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The topography of the island nation of Sri Lanka is well shown in this color-coded shaded relief map generated with digital elevation data from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM).
PIA06670:
Sri Lanka, Colored Height
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-16 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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The island of Ireland comprises a large central lowland of limestone with a relief of hills surrounded by a discontinuous border of coastal mountains which vary greatly in geological structure.
PIA06672:
Ireland, Shaded Relief and Colored Height
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-09 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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The recently active volcano Mt. Manaro is the dominant feature in this shaded relief image of Ambae Island, part of the Vanuatu archipelago located 1400 miles northeast of Sydney, Australia.
PIA06675:
Ambae Island, Vanuatu (South Pacific)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-25 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM), flown aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour in February 2000, acquired elevation measurements for nearly all of Earth's landmass between 60°N and 56°S latitudes.
PIA06669:
Crater Highlands, Tanzania
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-14 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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This topographic image acquired in February 2000 by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) shows an area south of the Sao Francisco River in Brazil.
PIA02700:
Shaded Relief of Rio Sao Francisco, Brazil
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-14 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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This radar image acquired in February 2000 by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) shows an area south of the Sao Francisco River in Brazil.
PIA02701:
Radar Image of Rio Sao Francisco, Brazil
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-14 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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This image acquired by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) from data collected on February 12, 2000 shows two islands, Miquelon and Saint Pierre, located south of Newfoundland, Canada.
PIA02703:
Shaded Relief Image of Saint Pierre and Miquelon
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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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This topographic image acquired in February 2000 by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) shows an area in the state of Bahia in Brazil.
PIA02704:
Shaded Relief of Bahia State, Brazil
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This radar image acquired in February 2000 by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) shows an area in the state of Bahia in Brazil.
PIA02705:
Radar Image with Color as Height, Bahia State, Brazil
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-15 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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This radar image acquired in February 2000 by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) shows an area in the state of Bahia in Brazil.
PIA02706:
Shaded Relief of South Africa, Northern Cape Province
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-16 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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This perspective view acquired by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) from data collected on February 12, 2000 shows the western side of the volcanically active Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia.
PIA02707:
Perspective View, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-16 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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This topographic map acquired by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) from data collected on February 12, 2000 shows the western side of the volcanically active Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia.
PIA02708:
Shaded Relief, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-16 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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This shaded relief topographic acquired by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) image from data collected on February 12, 2000 shows the western side of the volcanically active Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia.
PIA02710:
Shaded Relief Color Wrapped, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-17 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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This perspective view acquired by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) from data collected on February 16, 2000 shows an area of Ventura County, California, including Simi Valley in the center of the image.
PIA02711:
Simi Valley, California, Perspective View of Shaded Relief, Color as Height
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-17 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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This topographic map acquired by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) from data collected on February 16, 2000 vividly displays California's famous San Andreas Fault along the southwestern edge of the Mojave Desert, Calif.
PIA02712:
San Andreas Fault, Southern California, Shaded Relief, Wrapped Color as Height
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-17 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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This topographic radar image acquired by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) in Feb. 2000 shows the relationships of the dense urban development of Los Angeles, Calif. and the natural contours of the land.
PIA02713:
Los Angeles, California, Radar Image, Wrapped Color as Height
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.232 MB)     JPEG (587.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-17 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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This topographic map acquired by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) from data collected on February 16, 2000 vividly displays California's famous San Andreas Fault along the southwestern edge of the Mojave Desert, Calif.
PIA02714:
San Andreas Fault, Southern California , Radar Image, Wrapped Color as Height
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-17 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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This topographic radar image acquired by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) from data collected on February 16, 2000 shows the relationship of the urban area of Pasadena, California to the natural contours of the land.
PIA02715:
San Gabriel Mountains, California, Radar Image, Color as Height
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-17 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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This topographic acquired by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) from data collected on February 16, 2000 shows the relationship of the urban area of Pasadena, California to the natural contours of the land.
PIA02716:
San Gabriel Mountains, California, Shaded relief, Color as Height
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-03-13 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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'From the desert to the mountains to the sea,' this image acquired by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) in Feb. 2000, shows in striking detail the varied topography of Southern California.
PIA02719:
Southern California Shaded Relief, Color as Height
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-18 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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This topographic radar image acquired by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) in Feb. 2000 shows the city of Honolulu, Hawaii and adjacent areas on the island of Oahu. Honolulu lies on the south shore of the island.
PIA02720:
Honolulu, Hawaii Radar Image, Wrapped Color as Height
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-19 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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This radar image acquired by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) from data collected on February 18, 2000 shows the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area in Texas.
PIA02722:
C-Band Radar Imagery, Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-19 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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This topographic radar image acquired by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) in Feb. 2000 shows the Lanai (left) and western Maui (right) islands of Hawaii.
PIA02723:
Radar Image, Wrapped Color as Height, Lanai and West Maui, Hawaii
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-19 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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This perspective view acquired by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) from data collected on February 18, 2000 shows three Hawaiian islands: Molokai (lower left), Lanai (right), and the northwest tip of Maui (upper left).
PIA02724:
Perspective View, Radar Image, Color as Height, Molokai, Lanai and Maui, Hawaii
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-19 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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This radar image acquired by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) from data collected on February 15, 2000 includes the city of Salalah, the second largest city in Oman.
PIA02725:
Radar Image, Color as Height , Salalah, Oman
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-20 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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This topographic image acquired by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) from data collected on February 15, 2000, of Patagonia, Argentina shows a spectacular landscape formed by volcanoes, rivers, and wind.
PIA02726:
Shaded relief, color as height Patagonia, Argentina
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-20 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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This perspective view acquired by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) from data collected in the year 2000 shows Patagonia, Argentina, a spectacular landscape formed by volcanoes, rivers, and wind.
PIA02729:
Perspective view of shaded relief, color as height, Patagonia, Argentina
Full Resolution:     TIFF (5.989 MB)     JPEG (459.9 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-21 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
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This radar image acquired by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) from data collected on February 16, 2000 shows the San Francisco Bay Area in California.
PIA02730:
Radar image San Francisco Bay Area, California
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.475 MB)     JPEG (874.5 kB)
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