08 Sep '12, 11pm

Varied Landscapes of Northern Australia: Acquired April 3, 2012, this natural-color image shows changes in lands...

Varied Landscapes of Northern Australia: Acquired April 3, 2012, this natural-color image shows changes in lands...

On April 3, 2012, sunny skies afforded the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite an unimpeded view of Australia’s Northern Territory, revealing changes in land cover from the Outback to the coast. In the southern part of this state, shrublands predominate. They are interrupted by isolated salt lakes such as Lake Woods and Lake Sylvester, which glow nearly white. Toward the north, shrubs give way to woodlands and forests. Dense rainforest predominates on Bathurst and Melville Islands. Not surprisingly, temperature and rainfall averages vary from north to south as well. Along the coast, some areas receive upwards of 2,000 millimeters (80 inches) of rain a year, while some areas in the south receive only a tenth of that amount. In the month before MODIS acquired this image, areas along the coast received as much as 400 millimeters (16...

Full article: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=79125&s...

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navy.mil 15 Sep '12, 6am

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navy.mil 11 Sep '12, 8pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 10 Sep '12, 10pm

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navy.mil 21 Sep '12, 4pm

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navy.mil 21 Sep '12, 3pm

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singaporegp.sg 15 Sep '12, 2pm

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