Los Angeles, CA
March 31, 2003
This ASTER image was acquired on July 23, 2001 and covers an area of 64 x 72 km. The data were processed to create a simulated natural color image. From its start as a sleepy Spanish pueblo in 1781, LA and its metropolitan area has grown to become an ethnically diverse, semitropical megalopolis, laying claim as the principal center of the western US and the nation's second largest urban area.
Topics: Urban geography, Population, Demography, Metropolitan area, Megalopolis, Urban area, Aster, Los Angeles