Arizona, USA

Arizona, USA

Courtesy of Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view_rec.php?id=2403


Snowfall in the southwest United States illustrates the changes in topography and elevation across the six states (Nevada, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and California) visible in this image. Snow provides contrast that highlights higher elevations.