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Australian Iron Ore

Detailed Description

Within the Hamersley Iron Province in Western Australia, Landsat's shortwave infrared and near-infrared detectors highlight different types of rock. The oval in the upper center part of the image is a geological feature called Rocklea Dome. The dark meanders within the dome are channel iron deposits.

  • Collection: Earth as Art 4
  • Source: Landsat 8
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