USGS Earth as art
- Dasht-e Kevir, October 1st, 2000. The Great Salt Desert is the largest in Iran.
- Aleutian Clouds, June 1st, 2000. These are cloud formations that manifested above the western Aleutian Islands.
- Bogda Mountains, September 1st, 1999. A mix of salt lakes and sand dunes, the Turpan Depression lies below sea level.
- Edrengiyn Nuruu, August 1st, 1999. This area sits between the Mongolian steppes and the deserts of northern China.
- Rugged Terrain, April 28th, 2001. This is the mountainous terrain of eastern Afghanistan.
- Meandering Mississippi, May 28th, 2003. The Mississippi is the largest river system in North America.
- Whirlpool in the Air, May 1st, 2001. This is a spinning mix of ice, clouds and low-lying fog that took form off the eastern coast of Greenland.
- The Syrian Desert, January 1st, 1999. This sprawling desert covers parts of modern Syria, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Iraq.
- Malaspina Glacier, August 1st, 2000. This massive glacier is the largest in Alaska.
- Kamchatka Peninsula, February 17th, 2002. Kamchatka Peninsula's volcanic terrain sits hidden under the icy blues of the glaciers and snow.
- Demini River, January 1st, 1999. The Demini River in northwestern Brazil is connected to the Amazon River.
- Bolivian Deforestation, August 1st, 2000. The deforestation of the Amazon basin is starkly illustrated with pinks and blues.
- Rocky Mountain Trench, February 1st, 2004. The Rocky Mountain Trench stretches from Montana, USA to just south of the Yukon territory.
- The Himalayas, January 1st, 1999. The reds in this image are rivers snaking through the snow-capped mountains.
- The Andes, October 28th, 2001. This shows where the Atacama Desert meets the Andes.