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Sentinel-2 takes us over the border of the US states Utah and Colorado.

Rivers cut through the landscape, along which we can see patches of agriculture appearing bright red in this false-colour image – a stark contrast to the less-vegetated areas across the semi-arid region.

Surrounded by fields in the upper left is the city of Vernal. Areas like buildings and parking lots with no vegetation appear blue and white. The long, light-brown rectangle shows the location of the regional airport.

The top-right section of the image shows part of the Dinosaur National Monument. The park boasts hundreds of dinosaur fossils as well as scenic canyons cut by winding rivers.

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Credit: contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2016), processed by ESA, - Additional editing and text by the eoPortal team.

Uintah Basin, United States

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