Yellowstone viewed from space

This NASA-processed image was taken by the Terra satellite on 9 September 2001. It shows the greater Yellowstone area shortly after the first snowfall of the fall. (Credit: Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC)
This photograph was taken by the Space Shuttle Columbia on STS-58, 18 October 1993. View is towards the northeast. Yellowstone Lake is visible near the center. (Credit: NASA)

Portion of previous image partially corrected for perspective.

This photograph was taken from Skylab during the third mission, in August or September 1973. View is toward the east. (This image is contrast enhanced.) (Credit: NASA)

Previous image partially corrected for perspective. North is roughly toward the top.

Image sources:
Gateway to Astronaut Photography of the Earth
Visible Earth

text © 2001 by Wm. Robert Johnston.
Last modified 10 November 2001.
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