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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-04-20 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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The prominent linear feature straight down the center of this perspective view is California's famous San Andreas Fault. The image was created with data from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM).
PIA02745:
Perspective View, San Andreas Fault
Full Resolution:     TIFF (7.318 MB)     JPEG (703.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-04-20 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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The prominent linear feature straight down the center of this perspective view is the San Andreas Fault in an image created with data from NASA's shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM).
PIA02746:
Perspective View, San Andreas Fault
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.834 MB)     JPEG (666.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-04-20 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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California's Garlock Fault, marking the northwestern boundary of the Mojave Desert, lies at the foot of the mountains, running from the lower right to the top center of this image, which was created with data from NASA's shuttle Radar Topography Mission.
PIA02747:
Perspective View, Garlock Fault
Full Resolution:     TIFF (8.213 MB)     JPEG (756.2 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-04-27 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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This 3-D perspective view looks south along the southeast coast of the North Island of New Zealand. The capital city of Wellington is off the right side of the image.
PIA02748:
Perspective View with Landsat Overlaid Owahanga, New Zealand
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.168 MB)     JPEG (177.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-11 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand, is located on the shores of Port Nicholson, a natural harbor at the south end of North Island. The city was founded in 1840 by British emigrants and now has a regional population of more than 400,000 residents.
PIA02749:
Stereo Pair: Wellington, New Zealand
Full Resolution:     TIFF (9.859 MB)     JPEG (619.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-11 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 Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand, located on the shores of Port Nicholson, a natural harbor. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA02750:
Anaglyph, Landsat Overlay: Wellington, New Zealand
Full Resolution:     TIFF (7.542 MB)     JPEG (613.9 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-06-22 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, shows elatively young volcanoes in northern Patagonia, at Los Menucos, Argentina. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA02755:
Anaglyph, Patagonia, Argentina
Full Resolution:     TIFF (19.93 MB)     JPEG (2.452 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-06-22 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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This view of northern Patagonia, at Los Menucos, Argentina shows remnants of relatively young volcanoes built upon an eroded plain of much older and contorted volcanic, granitic, and sedimentary rocks.
PIA02756:
Stereo Pair, Patagonia, Argentina
Full Resolution:     TIFF (24.23 MB)     JPEG (1.777 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-06-15 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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From Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River and extending to Long Island, this perspective view shows the varied topography of eastern New York State and parts of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Rhode Island.
PIA02757:
Perspective View, New York State, Long Island to Lake Ontario
Full Resolution:     TIFF (8.777 MB)     JPEG (640.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-06-15 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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From Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River and extending to Long Island, this perspective view shows the varied topography of eastern New York State and parts of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Rhode Island.
PIA02758:
Perspective View, New York State, Lake Ontario to Long Island
Full Resolution:     TIFF (8.574 MB)     JPEG (617 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-06-15 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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This perspective view of upstate New York shows Lake Ontario in the lower left, the Adirondack Mountains in the upper left, and the Catskill Mountains on the right.
PIA02759:
Perspective View, Syracuse, Oneida Lake, Utica, Upstate New York
Full Resolution:     TIFF (21.13 MB)     JPEG (2.424 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-06-29 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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This view of northern Patagonia, near El Cain, Argentina shows complexly eroded volcanic terrain, with basalt mesas, sinkholes, landslide debris, playas, and relatively few integrated drainage channels.
PIA02760:
Stereo Pair: Patagonia, Argentina
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.054 MB)     JPEG (214.7 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-06-29 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, shows complexly eroded volcanic terrain in northern Patagonia, near El Cain, Argentina. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA02761:
Anaglyph: Patagonia, Argentina
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.101 MB)     JPEG (79.37 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-07-13 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, shows basalt cliffs along the northwest edge of the Meseta de Somuncura plateau near Sierra Colorada, Argentina. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA02762:
Anaglyph: Basalt Cliffs, Patagonia, Argentina
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.516 MB)     JPEG (296.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-07-13 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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Basalt cliffs along the northwest edge of the Meseta de Somuncura plateau near Sierra Colorada, Argentina show an unusual and striking pattern of erosion.
PIA02763:
Stereo Pair: Basalt Cliffs, Patagonia, Argentina
Full Resolution:     TIFF (5.358 MB)     JPEG (505.6 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-07-20 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, shows Meseta de Somuncura, a broad plateau capped by basalt. Near its western edge is evidence of multiple volcanic events. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA02764:
SRTM Anaglyph: Inverted Topography, Patagonia, Argentina
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.025 MB)     JPEG (149.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-07-20 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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The Meseta de Somuncura is a broad plateau capped by basalt. Near its western edge is evidence of multiple volcanic events and a complex erosion history.
PIA02765:
Stereo Pair: Inverted Topography, Patagonia, Argentina
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.087 MB)     JPEG (286.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-07-27 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, shows Meseta de Somuncura, a semi-arid basalt plateau in northern Patagonia. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA02766:
SRTM Anaglyph: Meseta de Somuncura, Patagonia, Argentina (Near Los Menucos)
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.633 MB)     JPEG (273.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-07-27 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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The Meseta de Somuncura is a semi-arid basalt plateau in northern Patagonia. This view of the northwestern part of the plateau, near Los Menucos, Argentina, shows numerous depressions where the upper basalt layers are missing or collapsed.
PIA02767:
SRTM Stereo Pair: Meseta de Somuncura, Patagonia, Argentina
Full Resolution:     TIFF (5.983 MB)     JPEG (516.6 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-08-03 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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This perspective view includes the city of Salalah, the second largest city in Oman. The city is located on the broad, generally bright coastal plain and includes areas of green irrigated crops.
PIA02768:
Perspective View, Landsat Overlay, Salalah, Oman, Southern Arabian Peninsula
Full Resolution:     TIFF (932.8 kB)     JPEG (98.28 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-08-17 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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In addition to an elevation model of most of Earth's landmass, NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission will produce C-band radar imagery of the same area.
PIA02770:
SRTM Radar - Landsat Image Comparison, Patagonia, Argentina
Full Resolution:     TIFF (4.223 MB)     JPEG (913 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-08-10 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
Terra
ASTER
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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This image from NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Mount Oyama, an 820-meter-high (2,700 feet) volcano on the island of Miyake-Jima, Japan.
PIA02771:
ASTER-SRTM Perspective of Mount Oyama Volcano, Miyake-Jima Island, Japan
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.26 MB)     JPEG (101 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-08-31 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, shows Wheeler Ridge and vicinity, California, a site of major tectonic activity. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA02772:
SRTM Anaglyph: Wheeler Ridge, California
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.069 MB)     JPEG (109.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-08-31 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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Wheeler Ridge and vicinity, California, is a site of major tectonic activity, both historically and over recent geologic time.
PIA02773:
SRTM Stereo Pair: Wheeler Ridge, California
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.866 MB)     JPEG (281.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-09-21 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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California's topography poses challenges for road builders. Northwest of Los Angeles, deformation of Earth's crust along the Pacific-North American crustal plate boundary has made transportation difficult.
PIA02776:
SRTM Stereo Pair with Landsat Overlay: Los Angeles to San Joaquin Valley, California
Full Resolution:     TIFF (7.883 MB)     JPEG (685.1 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-09-21 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, shows rugged terrain between Los Angeles and California's central valley. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA02777:
SRTM Anaglyph with Landsat Overlay: Los Angeles to San Joaquin Valley, California
Full Resolution:     TIFF (12.92 MB)     JPEG (1.054 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-09-28 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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In the lower center of this perspective view of upstate New York, the city of Syracuse hugs the southeastern banks (top right side) of Lake Onondaga, the smaller of the two dark features that dominate the scene.
PIA02778:
SRTM Perspective View with Landsat Overlay: Syracuse, Oneida Lake, Upstate New York
Full Resolution:     TIFF (33.47 MB)     JPEG (1.766 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-10-05 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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Los Angeles may be the world's entertainment capital, but it is a difficult place to locate television and radio antennas. The metropolitan area spreads from the Pacific Ocean to upper and lower deserts, valleys, mountains, canyons and coastal plains.
PIA02779:
SRTM Perspective View with Landsat Overlay: Santa Monica Bay to Mount Baden-Powell, California
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.134 MB)     JPEG (132.1 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-10-12 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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The San Fernando Valley (lower right of center) is part of Los Angeles and includes well over one million people. Two major disasters have occurred here in the last few decades: the 1971 Sylmar earthquake and the 1994 Northridge earthquake.
PIA02780:
SRTM Perspective View with Landsat Overlay: San Fernando Valley, California
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.74 MB)     JPEG (177.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-10-20 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, shows Miquelon and Saint Pierre Islands, located south of Newfoundland, Canada. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA02781:
SRTM Anaglyph with Landsat Overlay: Miquelon and Saint Pierre Islands
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.237 MB)     JPEG (324.2 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-10-20 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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This stereoscopic satellite image showing Miquelon and Saint Pierre Islands, located south of Newfoundland, Canada, was generated by draping NASA's Landsat satellite image over a preliminary Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) elevation model.
PIA02782:
SRTM Stereo Pair with Landsat Overlay: Miquelon and Saint Pierre Islands
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.43 MB)     JPEG (129.1 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-10-27 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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In this image of Manhattan, acquired by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) on February 12, 2000, the city's skyscrapers appear as ghostly white spikes.
PIA02783:
SRTM Perspective View with Landsat Overlay: Manhattan Island, New York
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.215 MB)     JPEG (58.58 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-15 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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The 1,200-kilometer (800-mile) San Andreas is the longest fault in California and one of the longest in North America as seen by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) on February 16, 2000.
PIA02786:
San Andreas Fault in the Carrizo Plain
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.877 MB)     JPEG (195.9 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-07 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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This image is of Ventura, California, one of this state's oldest cities, and Lake Casitas, California. NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) acquired this data on February 16, 2000.
PIA02787:
SRTM Perspective View with Landsat Overlay: Ventura, and Lake Casitas, California
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.715 MB)     JPEG (154.8 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-07 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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This image is of Mt. Pinos and San Joaquin Valley, California. NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) acquired this data on February 16, 2000.
PIA02788:
SRTM Perspective View with Landsat Overlay: Mt. Pinos and San Joaquin Valley, California
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.022 MB)     JPEG (222.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-14 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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Rectangular fields of the agriculturally rich Santa Clara River Valley are visible in this perspective view generated by using data from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission and an enhanced Landsat image.
PIA02789:
SRTM Perspective View with Landsat Overlay: Santa Paula, and Santa Clara River Valley, California
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.807 MB)     JPEG (173.8 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-12-14 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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San Joaquin, the name given to the southern portion of California's vast Central Valley, as shown in this image acquired by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) on February 16, 2000.
PIA02790:
SRTM Perspective View with Landsat Overlay: San Joaquin Valley, California
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.818 MB)     JPEG (180 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2001-01-11 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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Santa Barbara, California, is often called 'America's Riviera' as seen in this image generated from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data on February 16, 2000.
PIA02794:
SRTM Perspective View with Landsat Overlay: Santa Barbara, California
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.423 MB)     JPEG (157.2 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2001-01-11 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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Caliente Range and Cuyama Valley, California, are shown in this image acquired by NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) on February 16, 2000.
PIA02795:
SRTM Perspective View with Landsat Overlay: Caliente Range and Cuyama Valley, California
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.905 MB)     JPEG (190.6 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2001-04-05 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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On January 26, 2001, the city of Bhuj suffered the most deadly earthquake in India's history. This stereoscopic image was generated from NASA's Landsat satellite and data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM).
PIA02796:
SRTM Stereo Pair: Bhuj, India, Two Weeks After Earthquake
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.291 MB)     JPEG (212.9 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2001-04-05 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, shows the city of Bhuj, India. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA02797:
SRTM Anaglyph: Bhuj, India, Two Weeks After Earthquake
Full Resolution:     TIFF (870.6 kB)     JPEG (98.48 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2001-04-05 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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This perspective view shows the city of Bhuj, India, in the foreground (gray area) after an earthquake in western India on January 26, 2001. This image was generated from NASA's Landsat satellite and data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM).
PIA02798:
SRTM Perspective View with Landsat Overlay: Bhuj, India
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.165 MB)     JPEG (254.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2002-10-23 Earth Terra
MISR
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Queensland, Australia. This image, acquired on November 19, 2001 from NASA's Terra satellite, is MISR Mystery Image Quiz #11.
PIA03730:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #11:
Queensland, Australia

Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.443 MB)     JPEG (154.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-07-06 Earth TOPEX/Poseidon
Altimeter
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After dominating the tropical Pacific Ocean for more than two years, the 1998-2000 La Niņa 'cool pool' is continuing its slow fade and seems to be retiring from the climate stage, according to satellite data from NASA's U.S.-French TOPEX/Poseidon mission.
PIA02935:
TOPEX/El Niņo Watch - Strong, Long-lasting La Niņa Just Fading Away, June 19, 2000
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-08-30 Earth TOPEX/Poseidon
Altimeter
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After three years of El Niņo and La Niņa, the Pacific is finally calming down in the tropics but still shows signs of being abnormal elsewhere, according to the satellite data from NASA's U.S.-French TOPEX/Poseidon mission.
PIA02969:
TOPEX/El Niņo Watch - Los Niņos may be Gone, But Pacific Pattern Remains August 14, 2000
Full Resolution:     TIFF (983.8 kB)     JPEG (113.8 kB)
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
Full Resolution:     TIFF (664.6 kB)     JPEG (167.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2002-10-22 Earth Terra
ASTER
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This image from NASA's Terra spacecraft shows features that look like folded material are carbonate sand dunes in the shallow waters of Tarpum Bay, southwest of Eleuthera Island in the Bahamas.
PIA03877:
Tarpum Bay, Bahamas
Full Resolution:     TIFF (10.64 MB)     JPEG (522.8 kB)
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
Full Resolution:     TIFF (29.88 MB)     JPEG (3.194 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-04 Earth Landsat
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NASA's Landsat 1 (originally named the Earth Resources Technology Satellite, or ERTS) was the first of what was to become a series of satellites designed to map and monitor the Earth's land surfaces.
PIA02988:
Early Landsat View of Los Angeles and Vicinity
Full Resolution:     TIFF (46.51 MB)     JPEG (3.886 MB)
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
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.784 MB)     JPEG (327.2 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2001-02-09 Earth Landsat
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Barringer Crater, also known as 'Meteor Crater,' is a 1,300-meter (0.8 mile) diameter, 174-meter (570-feet) deep hole in the flat-lying desert sandstones 30 kilometers (18.6 miles) west of Winslow, Arizona.
PIA03212:
Barringer Meteor Crater, Arizona
Full Resolution:     TIFF (912 kB)     JPEG (53.7 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2001-04-12 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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This perspective view shows the city of Bhuj, India, in the foreground near the right side (dark gray area). Bhuj and many other towns and cities nearby were almost completely destroyed by the January 26, 2001, earthquake in western India.
PIA03301:
SRTM Perspective View with Landsat Overlay: Bhuj and Anjar, India
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.664 MB)     JPEG (597.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2001-05-02 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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On January 26, 2001 the Kachchh region in western India suffered the most deadly earthquake in India's history.
PIA03302:
SRTM Stereo Pair: Haro and Kas Hills, India
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.602 MB)     JPEG (226.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2001-05-02 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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This anaglyph NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission, shows the Haro and Kas Hills of the Kachchh region in western India. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03303:
SRTM Anaglyph: Haro and Kas Hills
Full Resolution:     TIFF (989 kB)     JPEG (108.1 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2001-04-26 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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The earthquake that struck western India on January 26, 2001, was the country's strongest in the past 50 years. This perspective view shows the area of the earthquake's epicenter in the lower left corner.
PIA03304:
SRTM Perspective View with Landsat Overlay: Rann of Kachchh, India
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This image of the Santa Barbara, California, region provides a beautiful snapshot of the area's rugged mountains and long and varied coastline.
PIA03306:
SRTM Perspective View with Landsat Overlay: Santa Barbara Coastline, California
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-05-24 Earth Landsat
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This anaglyph NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission, shows the city of Bhuj, India. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03307:
SRTM Anaglyph: Roads versus Dikes near Bhuj, India
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-05-31 Earth Landsat
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On January 26, 2001, the Kachchh region in western India suffered the most deadly earthquake in India's history. Geologists traversed the region looking for ground surface disruptions, that could provide clues to the tectonic processes here.
PIA03308:
SRTM Stereo Pair: Northwest of Bhuj, India
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This anaglyph NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission, shows the city of Bhuj, India. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03309:
SRTM Anaglyph: Northwest of Bhuj, India
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-07-19 Earth Landsat
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This perspective view shows the northern coastal plain of Costa Rica with the Cordillera Central, composed of a number of active and dormant volcanoes, rising in the background.
PIA03315:
SRTM Perspective View with Landsat Overlay: Costa Rica Coastal Plain
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This perspective view shows the capital city of San Jose, Costa Rica, in the right center of the image (gray area).
PIA03316:
SRTM Perspective View with Landsat Overlay: San Jose, Costa Rica
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-08-03 Earth Landsat
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This dramatic view looks west along the Cucharas River Canyon in Colorado toward the 4,152 meter (13,623 ft) high Spanish Peaks, in the foothills of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains.
PIA03321:
SRTM Perspective View with Landsat Overlay: Cucharas Canyon & Spanish Peaks, Colorado
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Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Belize, southern Mexico and parts of Cuba and Jamaica are all seen in this image from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission.
PIA03364:
Colored Height and Shaded Relief, Central America
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-01-22 Earth Landsat
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At more than 4,300 meters (14,000 feet ), Mount Shasta is California's tallest volcano and part of the Cascade chain of volcanoes extending south from Washington.
PIA03328:
Perspective View with Landsat Overlay, Mount Shasta, Calif.
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The defining landmarks of San Francisco, its bay and the San Andreas Fault are clearly seen in this computer-generated perspective viewed from the south.
PIA03329:
Perspective View with Landsat Overlay, San Francisco Bay Area, Calif.
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The influence of topography on the growth of the city of San Diego is seen clearly in this computer-generated perspective viewed from the south.
PIA03330:
Perspective View with Landsat Overlay, San Diego, Calif.
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California's state capitol, Sacramento, can be seen clustered along the American and Sacramento Rivers in this computer-generated perspective viewed from the west.
PIA03331:
Perspective View with Landsat Overlay, Sacramento, Calif.
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Mount San Antonio (more commonly known as Mount Baldy) crowns the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles in this computer-generated east-northeast perspective viewed from above the Malibu coastline.
PIA03332:
Perspective View with Landsat Overlay, Metro Los Angeles, Calif.: Malibu to Mount Baldy
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-01-22 Earth Landsat
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The city of Palm Springs nestles at the base of Mount San Jacinto in this computer-generated perspective viewed from the east.
PIA03334:
Perspective View with Landsat Overlay, Palm Springs, Calif.
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The cities of San Francisco and the East Bay are highlighted in this computer-generated perspective viewed from west of the Golden Gate.
PIA03335:
Perspective View with Landsat Overlay, San Francisco Bay Area, Calif.
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The volcanic nature of Mount Shasta is clearly evident in this computer-generated perspective viewed from the northwest.
PIA03336:
Perspective View with Landsat Overlay, Mount Shasta, Calif.
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The Nyiragongo volcano in the Congo erupted on January 17, 2002, and subsequently sent streams of lava into the city of Goma on the north shore of Lake Kivu.
PIA03337:
Nyiragongo volcano, Congo, Pre-eruption Perspective View, SRTM / Landsat
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The Nyiragongo volcano in the Congo erupted on January 17, 2002, and subsequently sent streams of lava into the city of Goma on the north shore of Lake Kivu.
PIA03338:
Nyiragongo volcano, Congo, Perspective View with Lava SRTM / ASTER / Landsat
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The Nyiragongo volcano in the Congo erupted on January 17, 2002, and subsequently sent streams of lava into the city of Goma on the north shore of Lake Kivu.
PIA03339:
Nyiragongo Volcano, Congo, Map View with Lava, Landsat / ASTER / SRTM
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This anaglyph, from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission, is of the Nyiragongo volcano in the Congo. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03340:
Nyiragongo volcano, Congo, Anaglyph, SRTM / Landsat
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-02-06 Earth Landsat
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The 2002 Winter Olympics are hosted by Salt Lake City at several venues within the city, in nearby cities, and within the adjacent Wasatch Mountains.
PIA03341:
Perspective View with Landsat Overlay, Salt Lake City Olympics Venues, Utah
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Most of the population of Utah lives just west of the Wasatch Mountains in the north central part of the state.
PIA03342:
Perspective View with Landsat Overlay, Salt Lake City, Utah
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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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The 2002 Winter Olympics are hosted by Salt Lake City at several venues within the city, in nearby cities, and within the adjacent Wasatch Mountains.
PIA03344:
Stereo Pair, Salt Lake City, Utah
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Mount San Antonio (more commonly known as Mount Baldy) crowns the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles, Calif., in this anaglyph from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03345:
Anaglyph, Metro Los Angeles, Calif.: Malibu to Mount Baldy
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Most of Los Angeles is visible in this computer-generated north-northeast perspective viewed from above the Pacific Ocean.
PIA03348:
Perspective View with Landsat Overlay, Los Angeles Basin
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-04-04 Earth Terra
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In June, 2000, NASA's Terra satellite compared tropical storms Bud and Dera.
PIA03400:
Tropical Storms Bud and Dera
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-04-11 Earth Terra
MISR
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The Great Barrier Reef extends for 2,000 kilometers along the northeastern coast of Australia. It is not a single reef, but a vast maze of reefs, passages, and coral cays (islands that are part of the reef).
PIA03401:
Australia's Great Barrier Reef
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-04-18 Earth Terra
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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 2001-04-25 Earth Terra
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This image from NASA's Terra satellite shows the Kachchh region in the Gujarat province of western India. On January 26, 2001, a magnitude 7.7 earthquake devastated this area, killing 20,000 people and destroying buildings, dams, and port facilities.
PIA03403:
Liquefaction Effects from the Bhuj earthquake
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-05-02 Earth Terra
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These images, centered just north of Shikoku Island in southwest Japan, were acquired by NASA's Terra satellite on April 13, 2001 during Terra orbit 7015.
PIA03404:
MISR Participates in Aerosol Characterization Experiment over Asia
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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 2001-05-16 Earth Terra
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This anaglyph from the MISR instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft include portions of southern Wyoming, central Colorado, and western Nebraska. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03406:
Front Range of the Rockies
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-05-23 Earth Terra
MISR
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Several mountain ranges and a portion of the Amur River are visible in this set of stereo images of Russia's far east Khabarovsk region taken by the MISR instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03407:
Smoke and Clouds over Russia
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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 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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MISR
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This anaglyph from the MISR instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the rugged Southern Alps extending some 650 kilometers along the western side of New Zealand's South Island. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03410:
New Zealand's Southern Alps
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-06-27 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 2001-07-02 Earth Terra
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Philadelphia lies in the center of this image from NASA's Terra satellite. Larger cities, including New York, Newark, Philadelphia, Wilmington, Baltimore and Washington D.C., are visible from upper right to lower left.
PIA03412:
A Spaceborne Perspective on the Red, White, and Blue
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-07-11 Earth Terra
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The mighty Mississippi River, from its source at Lake Itasca, Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico, is approximately 3780 kilometers long and has flooded many times during its history. NASA's Terra satellite acquired these images one month apart in 2001.
PIA03413:
Spring Flooding on the Mississippi
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Fire season in Manitoba, Canada lasts from April until October, and numerous smoke plumes caused by lightning strikes are captured in these from views NASA's Terra satellite of the northwestern part of the province; data were acquired on June 20, 2001.
PIA03414:
Fire in the Land of 100,000 Lakes
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This anaglyph from the MISR instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the eruption of Mt. Etna volcano located near the eastern coast of Sicily on July 22, 2001. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03415:
Eruption of Mt. Etna
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-08-01 Earth Terra
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This anaglyph from the MISR instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the area around Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where the Green Knoll forest fire raged for many days in July, 2001. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
PIA03416:
Smoke over Jackson Hole, Wyoming
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-08-08 Earth Terra
MISR
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Lake Constance, bordered by Switzerland, Germany, and Austria. This image from NASA's Terra satellite is MISR Mystery Image Quiz #2.
PIA03417:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #2:
Lake Constance, Europe

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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-08-15 Earth Terra
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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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