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Fact Sheet 2008-3023

Land Remote Sensing

USGS Alaska State Mosaic

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Fact Sheet
2008-3023 PDF (180 kB)

The Alaska State Mosaic consists of portions of scenes from the Multi-Resolution Land Characteristics 2001 (MRLC 2001) collection. The 172 selected scenes have been geometrically and radiometrically aligned to produce a seamless, relatively cloud-free image of the State. The scenes were acquired between July 1999 and September 2002, resampled to 120-meter pixels, and cropped to the State boundary. They were reprojected into a standard Alaska Albers projection with the U.S. National Elevation Dataset (NED) used to correct for relief.

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Posted April 2008


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U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, USGS Alaska State Mosaic: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2008–3023, 2 p.



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