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Landsat 5 First Light Image of Lake Superior

Detailed Description

One of the first clear Landsat 5 images shows an icy Lake Superior, northern Minnesota, and the Wisconsin's Apostle Islands. The Thematic Mapper (TM) image is shown as a false color composite using the near infrared, red and green bands (bands 4,3,2) and was acquired on March 6, 1984, just 5 days after the launch.

Learn more on the Landsat 5 mission web page



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