Location: Long Island, Bahamas

Landsat false-color infrared image of Long Island, Bahamas.

Landsat false-color infrared image of Long Island, Bahamas. Image courtesy of EOSAT.

The red colors in this Landsat false-color infrared composite image of Long Island, Bahamas, give us an indication of its lush vegetation. The different shades of blue, west of the island represent varying water depths in a very shallow area.

Landsat 7 imagery has been used to¬†map the world’s coral reefs.