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How Cancún Grew into a Major Resort

Once one of the poorest regions of Mexico, Cancún is now a bustling tourist city with millions of visitors each year.


NASA image by Allison Nussbaum, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Story by Kasha Patel.

Published January 23, 2020
Data acquired March 28, 1985 - April 11, 2019

Sources:
Landsat 5 > TM
Landsat 8 > OLI