Tuesday, March 06, 2012

What Doesn't Stay in Vegas? Sprawl.

I found this pretty interesting. It's a short video taken from the Landsat 5 satellite, which was launched March 1, 1984. This is its view of Las Vegas and its growth over the past 28 years. The red patches are actually green space--mostly golf courses. You should see this in full screen. Pretty amazing stuff.


A Daft Scots Lass said...

Still waiting for the Os Shirt, my friend.

No one Special said...

That is amazing how it shows such detail and growth.

Felicity said...

i can't see the vid. :-(
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