Cloud Lightning

Earth As Art image of Utah, Arizona

Detailed Description

What looks like lightning arcing through an ominous cloud is actually a dry landscape of rocky buttes in southern Utah and northeastern Arizona. River channels flow north from Arizona into the San Juan River. The light vertical feature at the top of the image is referred to as Comb Ridge, a jagged fold in the Earth's crust called a monocline.

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

Image Dimensions: 7801 x 8400

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US