Great Dismal Swamp Burn Area, March 2017

Picture of the burned area within the Great Dismal Swamp

Detailed Description

USGS scientists recently collected peat and lake core samples from the swamp to help reconstruct natural, environmental conditions over the past 12,000 years. 

The USGS is working with the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge on this effort. Learn more:


Image Dimensions: 4480 x 1231

Date Taken:

Location Taken: VA, US