CNES, 1994 DISTRIBUTION SPOT IMAGE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY CNES, 1994 DISTRIBUTION SPOT IMAGE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Washington DC. True-colour satellite image of Washington DC, capital and administrative centre of the United States. North is at top. Vegetation appears green, water black, bare ground yellow, forest brown and urban areas light blue/grey. Washington DC lies on the Potomac River, which runs from upper left to bottom centre. The city (at upper right), including the Lincoln Memorial, White House and Capitol Hill beside the river, is on the right bank. The Pentagon is on the left bank north-west of Washington National Airport (black runways). Image taken by a French SPOT satellite in July. Image resolution: 20 metres.
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