Nestled on the southwestern flank of Lake Michigan is the city of Chicago. Discovered in 1673 by a Jesuit missionary and a Canadian explorer and cartographer, Chicago is today the third most populous city in the United States and home to the tallest skyscraper in North America.
This Landsat 7 image of Chicago was acquired on October 19, 2000. This is a natural-color image using ETM+ bands 3, 2, and 1. Chicago falls on Landsat WRS-2 Path 22 Row 31.