Beginner's Guide to Landsat
GeoCover Satellite Images
Landsat images contain valuable and interesting information about the earth. With a little practice and knowledge you can easily recognize many different earth features and landscapes.
This tutorial will help you appreciate how different types of ground cover are represented on a Landsat GeoCover image. After completing the tutorial you should be able to view our US State, US City, World City and World Country Landsat images with a higher level of understanding.
Fossils: Learn about fossils and fossil discoveries around the world.
Minerals: Information about ore minerals, gem materials and rock-forming minerals.
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