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Landsat 9 Image of Amsterdam

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Extending from the North Sea to Amsterdam, the North Sea Canal cuts across the landscape in this natural color Landsat 9 image from April 24, 2022. Amsterdam, located on the east end of the canal, is known for its intricate canal system dividing the city into 90 islands. The body of water on the right is part of Markermer Lake. Originally a saltwater inlet of the North Sea, it was dammed in the early 1930s and is now a freshwater reservoir.

Learn more about the mission on the Landsat 9 web page


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