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50 Years of Change over the Dallas - Forth Worth Area

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Landsat 1's first satellite image shared with the world was a view of Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, shown here on the left. The right image shows the area as it looks in 2022. These false-color Landsat images accentuates the size and growth of the cities. The bright, white areas showcase the twin cities; the reds and pinks are forest and vegetation in the area. Water bodies appear from light to dark blue. Over the years, the suburbs have sprawled outward, replacing the farm fields seen in the 1970s.


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