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North America: A Geographer's View From Space

A world map with North America highlighted

Product Type: Video Learning Clip
Audience: Educators, Informal Education, Students
Grade Levels: K-8
Year: 1997
Subjects: Earth Science

This NASA video segment uses images taken from the space shuttle to explore the geography of the United States. Viewers see the Great Salt Lake, the White Sands Desert of New Mexico, and the Mississippi Delta. A section shows how difficult it is to perceive the depth of the Grand Canyon from space. Maps help viewers find the locations discussed.

North America: A Geographer's View From Space
Duration: 1 minute 52 seconds
> View QuickTime [6MB]


Other video learning clips in this series:
South America: A Geographer's View From Space
Africa: A Geographer's View From Space
Europe: A Geographer's View From Space
Asia: A Geographer's View From Space
Australia: A Geographer's View From Space

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