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Vegetation Index of North America, from Ontario to Texas

39.6N 90.8W

September 10th, 2010 Category: Lakes, Rivers, Vegetation Index

USA and Canada - August 23rd, 2010

The full version of this FAPAR image shows the vegetation index of North America, from Ontario in Canada (north) to Texas, USA (south). Visible in the upper right quadrant is Lake Superior, one of the Great Lakes, on the Canada-USA border.

The Mississippi River can be seen flowing down the right side of the image. The vegetation index is highest (red) in the center of the full image, near the river and its tributaries. The index becomes lower (yellow) as one moves west or south towards Texas.

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