March 31, 2003
This ASTER image of Baltimore was acquired on April 4, 2000, and covers an area of 17 by 20 km. Baltimore is the largest city in Maryland and one of the busiest ports in the United States. Its economy focuses on research and development, especially in the areas of aquaculture, pharmaceuticals, and medical supplies and services. Before European settlement, the site of Baltimore was inhabited by Native Americans of the Susquehannock tribe. The town was founded in 1729 and named for the barons Baltimore, the British founders of the Maryland Colony.
Topics: Human Interest, Chesapeake Bay, Baltimore, Maryland, Business Finance, Law Crime, Susquehannock