The Roaring Rodeo-Chediski Fire
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Published May 21, 2012
In June 2002, the Rodeo-Chediski Fire burned nearly 500,000 acres in eastern Arizona, making it the worst wild fire in Arizonaâ€™s history.
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9/11 Still Smolders
This Landsat 5 image of New York City was acquired on Sept. 13, 2001, two days after the terrorist attacks that destroyed the Twin Towers of World Trade Center.
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U.S.S. Cole Bombed
The natural harbor at Aden, which has been in use for 28 centuries, was made infamous in October 2000 when the U.S.S. Cole was bombed while moored there.
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The Panama Canal
The Panama Canal stretches like a ribbon of dark blue from the Pacific Ocean through Lake GatÃºn and out to the Atlantic.
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In this 1998 natural-color Landsat 5 image, the city of Birmingham, Alabama, is shown a month after a category F5 tornado ripped through the region.
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Flooding in the Heartland
This false-color image of Grand Forks, North Dakota, was acquired on May 4, 1997, just after the Red River flood inundated the area.
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Atlanta Hosts the Summer Games
The 1996 Summer Olympics were held in Atlanta, Ga., shown here a few weeks after the games. Many consider the games to have had a transformative effect on the southern city.
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This false-color infrared image shows the eastern panhandle of Florida about 12 days after the Category 4 Hurricane Opal made landfall near Pensacola.
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Earthquake in the Valley
This natural-color image shows the San Fernando Valley of northern Los Angeles on Jan. 17, 1994.
Storm of the Century
Landsat 5 captured this natural-color image of Quebec just after the Great Blizzard of March 1993, a norâ€™easter also called the â€œwhite hurricane.â€
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This image of Belgrade, in the former Yugoslavia, was captured in 1992.
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Ravages of War
Inky-black smoke pours into the atmosphere from burning oil wells in this 1991 natural-color image of Kuwait.
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