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The Best Earth Pics From the Newest Landsat Satellite - Wired Science

The Best Earth Pics From the Newest Landsat Satellite - Wired Science | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it

Launched a year ago on Feb. 11, the Landsat 8 satellite has been capturing incredible images of Earth. Here are some of our favorites from the satellite's first year in orbit.

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Images such as these are always good stimuli for discussions.

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Earth As Art

Earth As Art | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it

The USGS is celebrating 40 years of the LANDSAT

Program by having a competition to select the top 5 "Earth as Art" images from the more than 120 scenes from their curated collection.  Even if you don't vote, the images are spectacular and great examples of the Earth's physical landscape.


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Roland Trudeau Jr.'s comment, July 6, 2012 8:11 PM
Really shows the natural beauty of the world through our technology.