|NASA Photo ID||STS036-87-97|
|Time taken||16:33:33 GMT|
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|5036: Kodak, natural color positive, Ektachrome 5036,200 Professional, ASA 200, stand|
Image Caption: Many of the rugged inaccessible areas the world such as the Cassiar Mountains, Yukon Territory, Canada (60.0N, 131.0W), a part of the Rocky Mountain Range can be observed and studied from space using remote sensing techniques and technology. The remotness and rugged landscape make ground surveys a costly and expensive undertaking whereas remote sensing can yield much information at a tiny fraction of the cost and effort.