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Landsat images show that waterways near Noril’sk blushed red long before they achieved internet virality in 2016.


NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Caption by Pola Lem.

Published September 15, 2016
Data acquired August 10, 2016

Sources:
Landsat 7 > ETM+
Landsat 8 > OLI