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March 31, 2008 - Newly acquired Landsat 7 scenes over Africa are now available at no charge.

As Landsat 7 acquires clear scenes over Africa (less than or equal to 20 percent cloud cover), the Landsat Project is automatically processing those scenes to an L1T, applying precision ground control and the SRTM DEM for geometric correction.

These scenes are accurate to within 30 meters. There are four areas of the continent that are still under investigation due to poor geometric adjustments (Nile region, two areas in southern Africa, Madagascar). These will be reprocessed and come online in late May.

Scenes can be found in EarthExplorer or GloVis.