Satellite view of Appalachian fold mountains

Satellite view of Appalachian fold mountains

E520/0236 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 35.8MB

Downloadable file size: 4.3MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Appalachian mountain folding. Coloured satellite image showing complex bands of folding in the Appalachian Mountains, north-east USA. The deep red colour of the folds indicates dense forest vegetation, whilst the pale blue in much of the rest of the frame denotes mixed agricultural land. The Appalachian range was formed by the folding of sedimentary rocks in the Palaeozoic Era about 400- 500 million years ago. Subsequent differential erosion of the various sediments present has emphasised the topography of the Appalachians. The data for this image were gathered by a Landsat satellite.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: allegheny, allegheny maountains, appalachian, appalachian mountains, environment, fold, fold mountain, folding, folds, geography, mountain

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.