North America: A Geographer's View From Space
A world map with North America highlighted

The information in this video was accurate as of the original publication date.

Audience: Educators and Students
Grades: K-8
Year: 1997


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
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This video clip is part of the Liftoff to Learning: Geography From Space DVD that may be ordered from the Central Operation of Resources for Educators, or CORE  →.


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