Dalhart, Texas 1972-2011

  • Released Monday, April 30, 2012

A water-rich polka dot pattern takes over the traditional rectangular patchwork of fields in this 40 year sequence of Landsat images showing the dry Texas panhandle near the town of Dalhart. In this series, vegetation appears red and the bare soil of fallow fields or sparsely vegetated grasslands appear white to green. The blue-gray X near the center of the images marks the town of Dalhart.


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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

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This page was originally published on Monday, April 30, 2012.
This page was last updated on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 12:18 AM EST.


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  • Landsat Change Over Time (ID: 2012047)
    Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 5:00AM
    Produced by - Walt Feimer (HTSI)