Perspective View, Mount Shasta, California
March 16, 2003
At more than 4,300 meters (14,000 feet ), Mount Shasta is California’s tallest volcano and part of the Cascade chain of volcanoes extending south from Washington. This 3-D perspective view was generated using topographic data from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) and an enhanced color Landsat 5 satellite image.
Topics: Environment, Disaster Accident, Cascade Volcanoes, Siskiyou County, California, Mount Shasta, Shastina, Stratovolcanoes, Landsat program, Shuttle Radar Topography Mission, Geographic information systems