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Add Image to Favorite List 2021-06-08 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, CA (or California Delta).
PIA24691:
Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, CA
Full Resolution:     TIFF (35.7 MB)     JPEG (2.254 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2021-06-22 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the United States, has fallen to its lowest level ever.
PIA24696:
Lake Mead, 2021
Full Resolution:     TIFF (10.2 MB)     JPEG (696.2 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2021-07-06 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Vorkuta, a coal-mining town in the Komi Republic, Russia.
PIA24731:
Vorkuta, Russia
Full Resolution:     TIFF (15.67 MB)     JPEG (848 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2021-07-16 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the northern tip of Northern Territory, Australia, with the Garig Gunak Barlu National Park spanning the entire Cobourg Peninsula.
PIA24732:
Garig Gunak Barlu National Park, Australia
Full Resolution:     TIFF (35.63 MB)     JPEG (1.475 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2021-08-18 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows images, acquired in 2020 and 1984, of Owens Lake in eastern California.
PIA24733:
Owens Lake, CA, 2020
Full Resolution:     TIFF (11.02 MB)     JPEG (541.9 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2021-08-24 Earth Terra
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NASA's MISR instrument captured smoke plumes from five fires burning in northern California. The highest plume reached about 19,685 feet (6,000 meters) in altitude.
PIA23698:
NASA's MISR Instrument Detects Smoke Plumes Over Northern California
Full Resolution:     TIFF (19.55 MB)     JPEG (940.7 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2021-08-27 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the St Austell deposits of china clay (kaolinite) at Tregonning Hill, Cornwall.
PIA24865:
St Austell Deposits, Cornwall
Full Resolution:     TIFF (4.26 MB)     JPEG (286.8 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2021-08-30 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Peru's Sabancaya stratovolcano as the years-long eruption continues.
PIA24866:
Sabancaya Volcano, Peru
Full Resolution:     TIFF (8.083 MB)     JPEG (365.8 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2021-09-03 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Isles of Scilly, an archipelago of 145 islands that lies 28 km off the tip of Cornwall.
PIA24867:
Isles of Scilly, UK
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.551 MB)     JPEG (95.12 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2021-09-23 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows, in western Turkey, Pamukkale travertine pools and terraces form the largest such complex in the world.
PIA24868:
Pamukkale, Turkey
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.911 MB)     JPEG (192.7 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2021-10-11 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Daintree National Park in northeast Australia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
PIA24869:
Daintree National Park, Australia
Full Resolution:     TIFF (11.15 MB)     JPEG (617.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2021-10-14 Earth Terra
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On October 10, 2021, NASA's ASTER instrument captured an image of over 70 ships waiting to dock and unload at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, due to a supply-chain crunch.
PIA24902:
Backup at Ports of LA and Long Beach
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.549 MB)     JPEG (360.2 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2021-10-21 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows, L'Anse aux Meadows in northern Newfoundland.
PIA24941:
L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.052 MB)     JPEG (194.8 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2021-11-08 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Indonesian island of Sangihe, where Canadian-based Baru Gold is hoping to start gold mining.
PIA24942:
Sangihe Island, Indonesia
Full Resolution:     TIFF (19.48 MB)     JPEG (957.8 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2021-11-23 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Cotahuasi Canyon, near the city of Arequipa, Peru. It is one of the deepest canyons in the world.
PIA24943:
Cotahuasi Canyon, Peru
Full Resolution:     TIFF (9.539 MB)     JPEG (512.9 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2021-12-10 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Adam's Bridge, a 48 km long chain of limestone shoals, that were formerly a land bridge between India and Sri Lanka.
PIA24949:
Adam's Bridge, India-Sri Lanka
Full Resolution:     TIFF (4.54 MB)     JPEG (208.9 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2022-01-04 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Turtle Island, a forest-covered volcanic island, twelve kilometers off Taiwan's northeast coast.
PIA24950:
TurtleIsland, Taiwan
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.978 MB)     JPEG (118.7 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2022-01-05 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the major volcanic eruption of Cumbre Vieja volcano on La Palma, Canary Islands, which began on September 21, 2021.
PIA25085:
Cumbre Vieja volcano, La Palma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-01-21 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the village of Nazare, Portugal. Sediment highlights off-shore current patterns in the image. The image was acquired November 24, 2009.
PIA25121:
Nazare, Portugal
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-02-04 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Pilbara in northwestern Australia. It exposes some of the oldest rocks on Earth, over 3.6 billion years old.
PIA25122:
Pilbara, NW Australia
Full Resolution:     TIFF (37.17 MB)     JPEG (2.913 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2022-02-22 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Dal and Wular Lakes, along the Jhelum River in Jammu and Kashmir, India.
PIA25123:
Dal Lake, India
Full Resolution:     TIFF (23.11 MB)     JPEG (1.882 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2022-03-08 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Yukon River Delta (along with the Kuskokwim River), one of the largest in the world.
PIA25124:
Yukon Delta, Alaska
Full Resolution:     TIFF (56.46 MB)     JPEG (3.158 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2022-03-23 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Japan's Geiyo Archipelago in the Seito Inland Sea.
PIA25185:
Geiyo Archipelago, Japan
Full Resolution:     TIFF (17.05 MB)     JPEG (1.001 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2022-04-05 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Abuja, the capital of Nigeria, one of the fastest growing cities in Africa.
PIA25186:
Abuja, Nigeria, 2021
Full Resolution:     TIFF (12.75 MB)     JPEG (883.2 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2022-04-19 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Pingualuit Crater, known as the Crystal Eye to the Inuit, in Nunavik Province, far northern Canada.
PIA25276:
Pingualuit Crater, Nunavik Province, Canada
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.976 MB)     JPEG (191.8 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2022-05-17 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Lake Ohrid straddling the border between North Macedonia and Albania.
PIA25306:
Lake Ohrid, Macedonia-Albania
Full Resolution:     TIFF (16.35 MB)     JPEG (1.048 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2022-05-26 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Lake Mead, America's largest reservoir, on the Colorado River between Nevada and Arizona, has shrunk to historic lows, dropping to about 30% of its capacity.
PIA25279:
Lake Mead-2022
Full Resolution:     TIFF (8.796 MB)     JPEG (538 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2022-06-27 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Hindu Kush Mtns. in northern Pakistan where landslides from the steep, glaciated terrain are common.
PIA25355:
Lake Shuwarang Chhat, Pakistan
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.483 MB)     JPEG (232.6 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2022-07-08 Earth Terra
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NASA's MISR instrument captured captured this image of the eye of Hurricane Bonnie, located about 500 miles (800 kilometers) southwest of the southern tip of Baja California, Mexico, on July 7, 2022.
PIA24906:
NASA's MISR Captures Hurricane Bonnie
Full Resolution:     TIFF (16.61 MB)     JPEG (877 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2022-07-21 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Grande Comore, the largest island of the Union of the Comoros, an island nation located in the Mozambique Channel northwest of Madagascar.
PIA25444:
Union of the Comoros
Full Resolution:     TIFF (26.03 MB)     JPEG (1.164 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2022-07-26 Earth Terra
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On July 24, 2022, the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument aboard NASA's Terra satellite captured data on a smoke plume from the Oak Fire burning near Yosemite National Park in California.
PIA24907:
MISR Images Oak Fire Near Yosemite
Full Resolution:     TIFF (7.635 MB)     JPEG (379.1 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2022-07-28 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Muruntau gold mine, located in the Qizilqum Desert of Uzbekistan. It is the largest gold mine in the world in terms of production.
PIA25445:
Muruntau Mine, Uzbekistan
Full Resolution:     TIFF (10.17 MB)     JPEG (502.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2022-08-23 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows that as a result of the 2010s-20s drought, the Falcon International Reservoir holds only a small fraction of its capacity.
PIA25446:
Falcon International Reservoir, US-Mexico - 2022
Full Resolution:     TIFF (18.63 MB)     JPEG (1.45 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2022-08-23 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the eruption of the Fagradalsfjall volcano in southwest Iceland on August 15, 2022.
PIA25501:
Fagradalsfjall Volcano, Iceland
Full Resolution:     TIFF (4.702 MB)     JPEG (214.2 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2022-09-30 Earth Terra
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NASA's MISR instrument captured an optical image of Hurricane Ian, as well as measurements of the storm's wind speed, at noon local time Sept. 27, 2022.
PIA24909:
MISR Captures Hurricane Ian
Full Resolution:     TIFF (34.94 MB)     JPEG (1.738 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2022-10-19 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Floating Gardens of Xochimilco, twenty-eight kilometers south of Mexico City. The image was acquired April 27, 2019.
PIA25555:
Xochimilco, Mexico
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.07 MB)     JPEG (234.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2022-12-06 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Takawangha, a 1450 m stratovolcano on Tanaga Island, Alaska. The image was acquired September 13, 2021.
PIA25560:
Takawangha Volcano, Alaska
Full Resolution:     TIFF (10.93 MB)     JPEG (406 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2022-12-22 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the small Hebridean island of Eriskay, Scotland.
PIA25639:
Eriskay Island, Scotland
Full Resolution:     TIFF (725.3 kB)     JPEG (32.02 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2023-01-10 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Potosi, the capital city of the Department of Potosi in Bolivia, and one of the highest cities in the world at 4090 m.
PIA25705:
Potosi, Bolivia
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.639 MB)     JPEG (453 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2023-01-24 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows three of London's many parks, found north of the Thames River.
PIA25706:
London, England Parks
Full Resolution:     TIFF (528 kB)     JPEG (61.72 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2023-02-16 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Chaine des Puys, a chain of 48 cinder cones, 8 lava domes and 15 maars (explosion craters) in central France, west of Clermont-Ferrand.
PIA25798:
Chaine des Puys, France
Full Resolution:     TIFF (9.229 MB)     JPEG (527 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2023-02-27 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Poniente Almeriense in Almeria, Spain, also known as the Sea of Plastic due to the multitude of greenhouses that cover the area.
PIA25791:
Poniente Almeriense, Spain
Full Resolution:     TIFF (9.758 MB)     JPEG (834.8 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2023-03-16 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Chausey, a group of small islands and islets off the coast of Normandy and part of the French Channel Islands.
PIA25800:
Chausey, French Channel Islands
Full Resolution:     TIFF (693.3 kB)     JPEG (29.65 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2023-03-23 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Mir mine in Siberia, an open pit diamond mine, more than 525 m deep and 1200 m in diameter, making it one of the largest in the world.
PIA25856:
Mir Diamond Mine, Siberia
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.907 MB)     JPEG (209.2 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2023-04-12 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Notsuke Peninsula, on the east coast of Hokkaido, Japan. Its name is derived from the Ainu word for jawbone.
PIA25858:
Notsuke Peninsula, Japan
Full Resolution:     TIFF (4.396 MB)     JPEG (234.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2023-04-27 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Sark, part of the English Channel Islands off the coast of Normandy, France.
PIA25859:
Sark, English Channel Islands
Full Resolution:     TIFF (4.4 MB)     JPEG (264.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2023-05-25 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows shade covering shelter farmed ginseng from the effects of direct sunlight in Heilongjiang province, northeast China.
PIA25895:
Heilongjiang Province, China
Full Resolution:     TIFF (4.847 MB)     JPEG (428.6 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2023-06-01 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the world's largest cemetery, Wadi-al-Salam, located in the holy city of Najaf, Iraq, west of the Euphrates River, and along the Najaf Sea.
PIA25896:
Najaf, Iraq
Full Resolution:     TIFF (4.91 MB)     JPEG (251.8 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2023-06-22 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows folded sedimentary rocks which are part of the Greater Caucasus Mountain Belt in Iran, near the southwest shore of the Caspian Sea.
PIA25946:
Folded Rocks, Iran
Full Resolution:     TIFF (20.68 MB)     JPEG (1.742 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2023-07-18 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe, an island country in the Gulf of Guinea, off the western equatorial coast of central Africa.
PIA25981:
Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe
Full Resolution:     TIFF (27.66 MB)     JPEG (1.153 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2023-08-08 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai in 2022. It produced a plume 58 km high, the biggest atmospheric explosion ever recorded.
PIA26006:
Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai Eruption
Full Resolution:     TIFF (170 kB)     JPEG (9.253 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2023-08-17 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows areas of deforestation, surrounded by bright green areas of tropical vegetation, in southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia. The image was acquired September 12, 2019.
PIA26007:
Sulawesi, Indonesia
Full Resolution:     TIFF (24.91 MB)     JPEG (1.094 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2023-09-11 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Channeled Scablands in Washington, formed about 19,000 years ago when glacial Lake Missoula in Montana burst through its ice dam, and a 320 m deep lake emptied in a catastrophic flood that reached the Pacific Ocean.
PIA26008:
Channeled Scablands, Washington
Full Resolution:     TIFF (26.17 MB)     JPEG (1.811 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2023-10-18 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Mar Menor, in southeast Spain. It is Europe's largest coastal saltwater lagoon.
PIA26009:
Mar Menor, Spain
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.95 MB)     JPEG (304.1 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2023-11-03 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows a severe drought in the Amazon is disrupting transportation, isolating communities and putting wildlife at risk.
PIA26196:
Amazon Drought
Full Resolution:     TIFF (16.21 MB)     JPEG (799.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2023-12-14 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Badwater Basin in Death Valley, California, after Hurricane Hilary (August, 2023) dropped a year's worth of rain in a single day.
PIA26197:
Badwater, Death Valley
Full Resolution:     TIFF (7.76 MB)     JPEG (376.6 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2024-01-11 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Rinjani Caldera in Indonesia.
PIA26281:
Rinjani Caldera, Indonesia
Full Resolution:     TIFF (5.34 MB)     JPEG (286.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2024-01-29 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Rupganj, Bangladesh, one of the top 3 fastest growing cities in the world between 2000 and 2020. The population increased from 76,000 to 482,000.
PIA26282:
Rupganj, Bangladesh
Full Resolution:     TIFF (28.36 MB)     JPEG (2.267 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2024-02-15 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows volcanic activity near the town of Grindavik, Iceland on January 14, 2024.
PIA26283:
Grindavik, Iceland Eruption
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.026 MB)     JPEG (243.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2024-02-27 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Smith Island, located in the Gulf of California, just off the eastern shore of Mexico's Baja Peninsula.
PIA26284:
Smith Island, Gulf of California
Full Resolution:     TIFF (393.5 kB)     JPEG (29.75 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2024-03-21 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the small town of Orce in the heart of the high plateau of Grenada in southern Spain.
PIA26286:
Orce, Spain
Full Resolution:     TIFF (7.17 MB)     JPEG (425.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2024-03-26 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows some of the tallest star dunes (or pyramid dunes), over 100 meters high, located in the Erg Chebbi sand sea in southeast Morocco.
PIA26287:
Star Dunes, Morocco
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.557 MB)     JPEG (367.1 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2024-03-29 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the March 16, 2024, volcanic eruption in Iceland's Reykjanes Peninsula.
PIA26288:
March 2024 Iceland Eruption
Full Resolution:     TIFF (958.1 kB)     JPEG (31.88 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2024-04-26 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia and home to over half the country's population of about 3 million people.
PIA26289:
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Full Resolution:     TIFF (10.75 MB)     JPEG (854.9 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2024-04-30 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Dinosaur Provincial Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site east of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
PIA26290:
Dinosaur Provincial Park, Canada
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.922 MB)     JPEG (144.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2024-05-30 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Salin-de-Giraud, a major center of salt production on the right bank of the Rhone River in southern France.
PIA26325:
Salin-de-Giraud, France
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.578 MB)     JPEG (225.7 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2024-06-21 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows an eruption that began on March 2, 2024 at Fernandina Volcano, Galapagos.
PIA26326:
Fernandina Volcano, Galapagos
Full Resolution:     TIFF (357.3 kB)     JPEG (20.66 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2024-06-27 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the small island of Handa, off Scotland's northwest coast.
PIA26391:
Handa Island, Scotland
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.026 MB)     JPEG (189 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2024-07-19 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Mount Mabu in northern Mozambique, famous for its old-growth rain forest.
PIA26392:
Mount Mabu, Mozambique
Full Resolution:     TIFF (10.24 MB)     JPEG (796.9 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2023-09-19 Earth SWOT
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This data visualization shows sea surface heights off the northern California coast in August, 2023, as measured by the SWOT satellite.
PIA26091:
SWOT Monitors Warming Waters Off California Coast
Full Resolution:     TIFF (4.064 MB)     JPEG (286.6 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2023-10-30 Earth SWOT
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This animation shows global sea level data collected by the Surface Water and Ocean Topography satellite from July 26 to Aug. 16, 2023.
PIA26100:
SWOT's Detailed View of Global Sea Level
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.393 MB)     JPEG (137.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2023-11-08 Earth SWOT
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Data from the SWOT satellite shows sea level anomalies off the coast of Ecuador and Peru on Aug. 12, 2023, and Oct. 3, 2023. The data indicates the development of an El Niño along the west coast of the Americas.
PIA26181:
SWOT Monitors El Niño off Peru
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.206 MB)     JPEG (101.7 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2024-03-05 Earth SWOT
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This image shows SWOT satellite data for water surface height in part of Mendocino County, Northern California, on Jan. 15, 2024, before several atmospheric rivers arrived, and on Feb. 4, after the first storms.
PIA26182:
California Coastal Flooding Captured in SWOT Data
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.527 MB)     JPEG (255.1 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2024-04-15 Earth SWOT
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Water depths in Death Valley's temporary lake ranged between about 3 feet (or 1 meter, shown in dark blue) to less than 1.5 feet (0.5 meters, light yellow) from February through early March.
PIA26184:
SWOT Death Valley Lake Depth
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.295 MB)     JPEG (265.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2024-05-07 Earth SWOT
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Flooding from monsoon rains covers a wide region of northeast Bangladesh in this Oct. 8, 2023, image showing data from SWOT. The U.S.-French satellite is the first to provide water surface elevation information over entire regions at high resolution.
PIA26343:
SWOT Captures Flooding in Bangladesh
Full Resolution:     TIFF (19.36 MB)     JPEG (1.312 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-04 Moon Surveyor 7
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Photomosaic of lunar panorama near the Tycho crater taken by Surveyor 7. The hills on the center horizon are about eight miles away from the spacecraft.
PIA02977:
Photomosaic of Tycho Crater - Surveyor 7
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-04 Moon Surveyor 5
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Surveyor 5 image of the footpad resting in the lunar soil. The trench at right was formed by the footpad sliding during landing. Surveyor 5 landed on the Moon on 11 September 1967 at 1.41 N, 23.18E in Mare Tranquillitatis.
PIA02978:
Surveyor 5 Footpad Resting on the Lunar Soil
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-04 Moon Surveyor 1
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Image of Surveyor 1's shadow against the lunar surface in the late lunar afternoon, with the horizon at the upper right. Surveyor 1, the first of the Surveyor missions to make a successful soft landing, proved the spacecraft design and landing technique
PIA02976:
Surveyor 1 Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-11-14 Earth Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT)
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This animation, created in 2012, shows the increasing clarity and detail of measurements of sea height made by successive satellite altimeters launched by NASA and other agencies over the past four decades.
PIA25561:
SWOT Satellite will Improve Clarity and Detail of Sea Height Measurements
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-03-24 Earth Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT)
KaRIn
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This visualization shows sea surface height measurements in the Gulf Stream off the coast of North Carolina and Virginia. The data was collected on Jan. 21, 2023, by an instrument on the SWOT satellite called KaRIn.
PIA25772:
SWOT Satellite's Sea Level 'First Light'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-03-24 Earth Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT)
KaRIn
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This visualization shows water features on New York's Long Island – shown as bright pink splotches. Purple, yellow, green, and dark blue shades represent different land elevations. The data was collected on Jan. 21, 2023, by SWOT's KaRIn instrument.
PIA25774:
SWOT Satellite's Land 'First Light'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-06-27 Earth Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT)
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The Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission collected data on sea levels around two of the inhabited islands of Tuvalu, a nation in the South Pacific Ocean that has been threatened with sea level rise.
PIA25777:
SWOT Measures Tuvalu Sea Level
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-08-30 Earth Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT)
KaRIn
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The mighty Yukon River and nearby lakes appear in red in this image produced using data recorded on June 18, 2023, by the international Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite as it passed over Alaska.
PIA25780:
SWOT Captures the Yukon River in Alaska
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-04-18 Earth Surface Biology and Geology High-Frequency Time Series (SHIFT)
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A research plane collecting spectral imaging data of vegetation on land and in the ocean as part of the SHIFT campaign flies just off the Central Coast of California in February.
PIA25143:
Aerial View of Point Conception, California, and the Dangermond Preserve
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-04-18 Earth Surface Biology and Geology High-Frequency Time Series (SHIFT)
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The SHIFT campaign uses a research plane carrying the AVIRIS-NG instrument to collect data on the function, health, and resilience of plant communities in the area of Santa Barbara County in this annotated map.
PIA25144:
SHIFT Campaign Research Plane Flight Area Map
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-07-14 Earth Suomi NPP
Terra
MODIS
VIIRS
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This still from an animation shows the Larsen C Ice Shelf in West Antarctica calved one of the largest icebergs in history between July 10 and 12, 2017.
PIA21785:
Spawning of Massive Antarctic Iceberg Captured by NASA Animation Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-01-30 Earth Suomi NPP
VIIRS
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Behold one of the more stunningly detailed images of the Earth yet created. This Blue Marble Earth montage, created from photographs taken by the VIIRS instrument on board the Suomi NPP satellite, shows many stunning details of our home planet.
PIA18033:
Earth
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-08-08 Earth Suomi NPP
VIIRS
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Amid a record heat wave in July, the Phoenix area saw surfaces such as roads and buildings stay hot long after sunset, as documented in NASA-NOAA satellite data that was used to produce this series of maps.
PIA25868:
Phoenix Land-Surface Temperatures Documented Amid Record Heat
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Earth Stardust
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This frame from an animation shows the return capsule separating from NASA's Stardust
spacecraft.
PIA03245:
Spacecraft -- Capsule Separation (Animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Earth Stardust
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This shows images from NASA's Stardust taken through infrared range cameras during a recovery simulation at the Utah Test and Training Range on Dec 13, 2005.
Infrared cameras will track the landing.
PIA03247:
Rehearsal: Infrared Views of Landing and Retrieval (Animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Earth Stardust
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This frame from an animation illustrates the path NASA's Stardust return capsule will follow once it enters Earth's atmosphere.
PIA03248:
Entry, Descent, Landing Animation (Animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-12-22 Earth Stardust
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This frame from an animation illustrates the orbit path of NASA's Stardust spacecraft.
PIA03249:
Spacecraft Trajectory (Animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-17 Earth Stardust
Stardust Capsule
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The capsule contains cometary and interstellar samples gathered by NASA's Stardust spacecraft.
PIA03669:
Sample Return Capsule
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-10-23 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
L-Band Imaging Radar
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This is an image showing part of Isla Isabella in the western Galapagos Islands. It was taken by the L-band radar in HH polarization from the Spaceborne Imaging Radar C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar on the 40th orbit of NASA's space shuttle Endeavour.
PIA00499:
Radar Image of Galapagos Island
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-13 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
Imaging Radar
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This space radar image shows the Roter Kamm impact crater in southwest Namibia. The crater rim is seen in the lower center of the image as a radar-bright, circular feature.
PIA00503:
Roter Kamm Impact Crater in Namibia
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-13 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
Imaging Radar
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This is a space radar image of the area around the Unzen volcano, on the west coast of Kyushu Island in southwestern Japan.
PIA00504:
Unzen Volcano, Japan
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-11-13 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
Imaging Radar
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This is an image of the area around the city of Angkor, Cambodia. The city houses an ancient complex of more than 60 temples dating back to the 9th century.
PIA00505:
Angkor, Cambodia
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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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These images show two views of a region of south-central Egypt. On the left is an optical image from NASA's Landsat Thematic Mapper, and on the right is a radar image from NASA's Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar (SIR-C/X-SAR).
PIA00737:
Safsaf Oasis, Egypt
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-16 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
L-Band Imaging Radar
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This radar image covers a portion of the Richtersveld National Park and Orange River (top of image) in the Northern Cape Province of the Republic of South Africa.
PIA00821:
South Africa, Namibia Diamond Deposits
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-03-16 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
L-Band Imaging Radar
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This radar image shows a close up view of a portion of the Richtersveld National Park and Orange River (top of image) in the Northern Cape Province of the Republic of South Africa.
PIA00822:
South Africa, Namibia Diamond Deposits (Close-up)
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