This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Smog over Mexico City

Smog over Mexico City

C013/5018

Rights Managed

50.0 MB (3.2 MB compressed)

5130 x 3407 pixels

43.4 x 29.0 cm ⏐ 17.1 x 11.4 in (300dpi)

This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Please contact your Account Manager if you have any query.

Credit

DANIEL SAMBRAUS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DANIEL SAMBRAUS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Smog over Mexico City. Clouds and smog (brown haze) over downtown Mexico City, Mexico. The geographical location of this city, within a highland depression (2420 metres elevation), allows cold air to blanket the area and trap urban pollution. This pollution is produced by motor vehicles and industries, and can reach high levels. Restrictions on driving and industrial output, combined with environmental policing and fines, have improved air quality since the 1990s. Mexico City is one of the largest cities in the world, with an area of 1485 square kilometres and a population in 2010 of over 8.8 million. Photographed in April 2010.

Release details

Model release not required. Property release not required.

 {{ i.shot_duration ? i.shot_duration + ' ' : '' }}{{ i.shot_uhd ? '4K ' : i.hires ? 'HD ' : '' }}{{ i.spl_number }} R{{ i.license }}

  • Add to board
  • Similar {{ mediaType(i) }}