PHOTOS: Antarctica Gets a Close-Up

NASA's satellite images of Antarctica will aid research of continent.

PHOTOS: New Look at Antarctica

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LIMA Antarctica
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LIMA Antarctica
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In 1972, the first satellite images of the Antarctic became available with the launch of NASA's Earth Resources Technology Satellite (later renamed Landsat). The series of Landsat satellites have provided the longest, continuous global record of land surface and its historical changes in existence. (NASA)
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