Grand Canyon Seen by MODIS

Grand Canyon Seen by MODIS
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Science Team

The Grand Canyon stretches through the middle of this MODIS image. Lake Powell lies at the eastern (right) end of the canyon; Lake Mead lies at the western end, with Lake Havasu to the south.
(Resolution: 400 meters; MODIS Data Type: MODIS-PFM; MODIS Band Combination: 1, 4, 3)

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  • Data Date:

    March 18, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    April 20, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS


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