In May 1973, less than a year after the first of NASA's Landsat satellites was launched, Las Vegas, Nevada had a population of only 358,000. By 2006 the population had ballooned to over 2 million. Still one of America's fastest growing urban areas, this series of Landsat scenes from four different years shows just how dramamtic the growth of Las Vegas has been.
GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation:
Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 220.127.116.11.0