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Admiralty Island: “Fortress of the Bears”

Brown bears abound on this Alaskan island, parts of which have seen both widespread clear-cutting and forest regrowth in recent decades.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Lauren Dauphin, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Story by Adam Voiland.

Published April 23, 2020
Data acquired September 3, 2002 - August 9, 2019

Sources:
Landsat 7 > ETM+
Landsat 8 > OLI