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The striking patterns in northeastern Canada’s flood basalts tell a story of continental collisions that played out almost two billion years ago.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens. using topographic data from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) and Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Story by Kathryn Hansen.

Published February 26, 2020
Data acquired February 13, 2020

Sources:
Landsat 8 > OLI
Space Shuttle > SRTM