Here's an opportunity to play geographical detective! This Multi-angle Imaging Spectroradiometer (MISR) image
was acquired by the instrument's vertical-viewing (nadir) camera on June
12, 2001. The swath is approximately 380 kilometers wide. Choose any
reference material you like and see if you can answer these
1. This collection of islands, or archipelago, is part of what
2. The first national park in the area was designated in 1989, and
includes a large complex of sand dunes. What is the park's name?
3. The Independence Day holiday is celebrated on October 10. From
whom was independence gained?
4. A tourist attraction is a 50-acre orchid garden started in 1977 by
actor Raymond Burr. What is the name of the garden?
Answers will be published on the MISR web site
(http://www-misr.jpl.nasa.gov) in conjunction with the next weekly image
release. The first 3 respondents not affiliated with NASA, JPL, or MISR
who get all answers correct will receive a print of the image. Good