Malaspina Glacier, Alaska
The tongue of the Malaspina Glacier, the one of the largest glaciers in Alaska, fills most of this image.
The Malaspina lies west of Yakutat Bay and covers roughly 1,500 sq mi (3,880 sq km).
This image was acquired by
Landsat 7's Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus
(ETM+) sensor on August 31, 2000. This is a false-color composite image made using
infrared, near infrared, and green wavelengths. The image has also been sharpened using the sensor's
This image originally appeared on the Earth Observatory. Click here to view the full, original record.