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Top Ranked Topographic Change Polygon Largest Mean Slope Change

Detailed Description

Top ranked topographic change polygon (outlined in yellow): largest mean slope change for a cut (33.2). This feature is the Sacaton copper mine located in south central 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 of the source data for the NED and SRTM 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. 


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