27 Aug '16, 2pm

Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park

This week marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. We are celebrating this milestone with a gallery of images that you can see here . Ancient clams, 35-million-year-old rhinoceros-like creatures, and a thick coat of volcanic ash—all of these are baked into the layer cake of stone at Badlands National Park. Over epochs, deposition and erosion have carved sharp spires and deep canyons out of this South Dakota landscape. Visitors to this park can wander alongside, under, and between millions of years of geologic history. The three-dimensional composite image above includes data from the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8, acquired on July 23 and July 30, 2015. The Landsat imagery is draped over a digital elevation model from the ASTER instrument on NASA’s Terra satellite. Rock ridges are visible in tan against the green prairie. The Badlands have long...

Full article: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=88628&s...

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