Malaspina Glacier, Alaska
- Landsat 7 - ETM+
- Data Date:
- Visualization Date: September 2, 2002
The tongue of the Malaspina Glacier, the one of the largest glaciers in Alaska, fills most of this image.
The Malaspina lies west of Yakutat Bay and covers roughly 1,500 sq mi (3,880 sq km).
This image was acquired by
Landsat 7's Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus
(ETM+) sensor on August 31, 2000. This is a false-color composite image made using
infrared, near infrared, and green wavelengths. The image has also been sharpened using the sensor's
Image provided by the
USGS EROS Data Center Satellite Systems
This image is part of the ongoing Landsat
Earth as Art series.
This image record originally appeared on the Earth Observatory. Click here to view the full, original record.