Colca Canyon, Peru, satellite image

Colca Canyon, Peru, satellite image

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This image is part of the feature Canyons Seen From Space

Credit: US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Colca Canyon, Peru, satellite image. The Colca Canyon was carved by the erosion of rock from the Rio Colca. The canyon stretches for 100 kilometres and measures over 3,400 metres at its deepest. Image taken in May 2014 by the OLI (Operational Land Imager) on board the Landsat 8 space satellite. This image covers an area measuring 92 kilometres squared.

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Keywords: 21st century, 30 metre resolution, andes, canyon, canyons, earth observation, erosion, geographical, geography, geological, geology, gorge, landsat 8, map, mapping, may 2014, mountains, near-infrared, oli, operational land imager, peru, river, satellite, satellite image, short wave infrared, south america, spectral band, survey, terrain, terrestrial, thermal infrared, visible spectrum

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