acquired July 1, 2002
- Landsat 7 - ETM+
- Data Date: July 1, 2002
- Visualization Date: January 11, 2012
Cyprus is the Mediterranean Sea’s third largest island; it lies to the east of Greece and south of Turkey. By 8200 BC Cyprus had settled villages and the island is home to the world’s oldest known water wellsâ€”dating from between 9,000 and 15,000 years ago.
In this image vegetation is green, bare-ground is brown and tan, man-made structures are grey, and water is dark blue.
This Landsat 7 mosaic was acquired in July and August of 2002. The image was created using ETM+ bands 3, 2, and 1. Cyprus fall on WRS-2 Paths 175 & 176 Rows 35 & 36.
NASA GSFC Landsat/LDCM EPO Team