North America, eastern seaboard at night

North America, eastern seaboard at night

C013/7716 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 25.7MB

Downloadable file size: 1.1MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator

This image is part of the feature City Lights From Space


Caption: North America, eastern seaboard at night. Map showing urban and industrial lights over the eastern seaboard of North America at night. It was created by combining data from NASA's Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard the Terra satellite. Most lights originate from artificial lighting in cities and towns, other light sources originate from biomass burning, such as fires and oil rig flares. New York dominates the image just to the right of middle centre. This image illustrates modern human impact on the planet.

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

Keywords: 21st century, american, anthropocene, artificial lighting, artwork, atlantic ocean, biomass burning, canadian, cities, city, city at night, city lights, earth, earth at night, earth observation, gas flares, geographical, geography, human impact, human presence, illustration, light, light pollution, mankind, moderate resolution imaging, modern, modernity, modis, new york, night lights, night time, night-light, north america, oil rig, planet, satellite, satellite image, spectroradiometer, united states, urbanisation, urbanization, usa, world at night

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