Browse image
Resolutions offered for this image:
3904 x 3904 pixels 639 x 639 pixels 5700 x 5900 pixels 500 x 518 pixels 640 x 480 pixels
Cloud masks available for this image:

Spacecraft nadir point: 50.5° N, 116.3° W

Photo center point:

Photo center point by machine learning:

Nadir to Photo Center:

Spacecraft Altitude: 116 nautical miles (215km)
Click for a map
Width Height Annotated Cropped Purpose Links
3904 pixels 3904 pixels No No Earth From Space collection Download Image
639 pixels 639 pixels No No Earth From Space collection Download Image
5700 pixels 5900 pixels No No Download Image
500 pixels 518 pixels No No Download Image
640 pixels 480 pixels No No Download Image
Other options available:
Download Packaged File
Download a Google Earth KML for this Image
View photo footprint information
Download a GeoTIFF for this photo
Image Caption: STS068-201-111 Columbia River, British Columbia, Canada October 1994
The snow capped Canadian Rocky Mountains provide a dramatic contrast against the reddish (actually green forests) tree covered slopes of the numerous canyons along this section of the Columbia River just north of Revelstoke in this color infrared image. At the time that the picture was taken snow cover on the higher elevations generally exceed 9000 feet (2740 meters) above sea level. The angular shaped lighter colored pattern on many of the mountain slopes and in some of the valleys map the areas where trees have been removed as part of the large lumber industry found in British Columbia.