Las Vegas Growth from Landsat

  • Released Wednesday, April 16th, 2008
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:55PM
  • ID: 3509

This sequence of images from the earliest Landsat satellite to the present captures the dramatic growth of Las Vegas, Nevada. From 1973 to 2006, the population of Las Vegas grew from 358,000 to over 2 million.


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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio


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Datasets used in this visualization

Landsat-1 (Collected with the MSS sensor)
Landsat-5 (Collected with the TM sensor)
Landsat-7 (Collected with the ETM+ sensor)

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