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High Points of the Sierras

Trails up Mount Whitney and across Forester Pass give hikers access high into the California mountain range.


NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens, using MODIS/Blue Marble Next Generation data and topographic data from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM). Astronaut photograph ISS050-E-17326 was acquired on December 19, 2016, and is provided by the ISS Crew Earth Observations Facility and the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, Johnson Space Center. Story by Kathryn Hansen.

Published October 11, 2019
Data acquired December 19, 2016

Sources:
Aqua > MODIS
ISS > Digital Camera
Space Shuttle > SRTM
Terra > MODIS
Collection:
Astronaut Photography