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Top Ranked Cut Polygon Based on Combined Ranks

Detailed Description

Top ranked cut polygon based on the combined ranks for area, volume, and change in elevation, relief, slope, and aspect (outlined in yellow). This feature is located at the Mission copper mine near San Xavier, Arizona. From left to right, the images are NED shaded relief, SRTM shaded relief with change polygons overlaid (blue = cut; red = fill), and Landsat image. The dates for the NED and SRTM source data are shown. This area is about 5.5 km east-west by 9.7 km north-south.


See the Significant Topographic Changes in the United States project for more information. 


Public Domain.