JPL Instrument Surveys Quake Area

new large landslide dams and lakes caused by earthquake The Sichuan earthquake in China occurred on May 12, 2008, along faults within the mountains, but near and almost parallel the mountain front, northwest of the city of Chengdu. Image credit: NASA/GSFC/METI/ERSDAC/JAROS, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team
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June 06, 2008

This image, acquired on June 1, 2008, shows two of the new large landslide dams and lakes, which resulted from the Sichuan earthquake in China, May 12, 2008.

To learn more about the image, go to http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA10772.



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