U.S. East Coast from MODIS

U.S. East Coast from MODIS
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Science Team

This MODIS image shows the eastern half of the U.S., from the Great Lakes and New England in the north, to the Gulf of Mexico and the Bahamas in the south. The Appalachian Mountain range is clearly seen stretching from New York down through the Carolinas. (Resolution: 2000 meters; MODIS Data Type: MODIS-PFM; MODIS Band Combination: 1, 4, 3)

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  • Data Date:

    March 6, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    April 20, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS


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