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Monitoring irrigation practices

Location: Imperial Valley, California Source: USGS Earthshots The Imperial Valley is actually an extension of the Gulf of California, cut off from the Gulf by the Colorado River’s delta fan.

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Monitoring deforestation

Location: Rondônia, Brazil Source: USGS Earthshots These images show a portion of the state of Rondônia, Brazil, in which tropical deforestation has occurred. The 1975 and 1986 images are MSS

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Mapping major geologic features

Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania This Landsat view shows Harrisburg and the Appalachian Mountains of central Pennsylvania. The Piedmont province is visible in the lower right corner. The Great Valley runs SW-NE across

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