10 Years of Earth from Space

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The contrasting landscape of the western U.S. states of California and Nevada are highlighted in this Envisat image, acquired Feb. 9, 2011. The Sierra Nevada mountain range runs along California’s eastern edge. Lake Tahoe is located in the Sierra Nevada on the California–Nevada border. Also visible in the image are the California cities of San Francisco and Los Angeles.

“EARTH from Space?” Not exactly…

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