• Credit:

    NASA GSFC Landsat/LDCM EPO Team

Rhodes is the largest of Greece’s Dodecanese islands, located in the Eastern Aegean Sea. Approximately 117,000 people live on Rhodes, making it the most populous Dodecanese island. The Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, stood at the ancient harbor entrance to the city of Rhodes at the island’s northernmost tip.

In this image vegetation is green, bare ground is tan and water ranges from blue to dark blue.

This Landsat 5 image was acquired August 26, 2011. The image was created using TM bands 3, 2 and 1. Rhodes falls on Landsat WRS-2 Path 180 Row 35.

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  • Data Date:

    August 26, 2011
  • Visualization Date:

    December 22, 2011
  • Sensor(s):

    Landsat 5 - TM
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