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Site Location: Uyuni Salt Flats


ETM+ Bands 321 Zoomed

ETM+ Bands 321 Zoomed

ETM+ Bands 321

ETM+ Bands 321

Location (City, State, Country): Uyuni Salt Flats, Potosi, Bolivia, South America
Altitude above siea level (meters): 3650
Center Latitude,Longitude (Degrees): -20.38 , -66.95
Landsat WRS-2 Path/Row: 233 / 74
Size of Usable Area (km): 25 x 25, perhaps 40 x 40 or more
Owner: Unavailable
Researcher: Unavailable
Purpose: TBD
Description: Indicated coordinates appear to be near eastern edge. Coordinates more central to the salt flats would be -20.2, -67.6. Ground photos from tourism Web sites indicate a very flat surface. Possibility of saturation in some spectral bands with high sun.

Google Earth: Imagery saturated so it is hard to see details.

Support Data: TBD
Suitability: TBD
Limitations: TBD

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ETM+ Bands 321 Site Parameters
ETM+ Bands 321 Site Parameters
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