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Uploaded: 05/17/05 1:18 AM GMT
Himalayas from Space
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Thanks to NASA's World Wind program, I was able to get this high resolution image of the Himalayas mountain range through their Landsat 7 satellite. Thanks, also, to Camerahound, who introduced me to the program! This is the website for the World Wind program in case you are interested: worldwind.arc.nasa.gov

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+camerahound
05/17/05 8:47 AM GMT
Spectacular! This is one I hadn't seen before, Flurije. Well done.
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43.8 percent of all statistics are made up on the spot.
andrew11230
06/24/05 5:55 AM GMT
Ok, I know that this is a stupid question but, is the yellow China? If it is, is that why China is always yellow on maps? 10/10
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Ramdas
07/25/05 12:37 AM GMT
buitiful photo never seen before!
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smurfo
03/30/06 12:11 AM GMT
I love this shot. I am guessing that the yellow bit is a desert right? Rain clouds come from the bottom, hit the mountain & most of the rain is on one side. The other side gets little rain, right? Second question, the patches of different colour you can see in the green, thats from stoicthing different images at different times together?
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.noahnott
07/28/06 11:44 PM GMT
Nice contribution!...btw, i used to live in Nepal. ;-)
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Hey, lookie here
bangzilla
08/08/06 6:24 PM GMT
whats up with the perfect rectangles of green colors on the bottom left? is that image inhancing or something... would think its natuarlly like that
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.saimamirza
04/25/08 10:54 AM GMT
Simply Wow! I lived in Pakistan which makes this region my home too... Thanks. Favourited!
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Which of the favours of your Lord will you deny?
metaraon
10/19/09 3:53 AM GMT
the rectangles are farmlands. Look at a close picture of the midwest USA. I live in PA and see them all around here when i go up in a plane.

Great pic. Never seen one like this before. 10/10
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.Mythmaker
11/11/09 11:52 AM GMT
God Bless America JUST for NASA - they produce so much great science and resources and share it with the whole planet.
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Legitimate leadership flows from love. Anything less is violence incognito.
.hoboken
04/02/10 9:28 PM GMT
This looks like a big fractal to me. Makes me interested in better understanding chaos theory / chaos math.
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