1. White Sands National Monument, New Mexico

White Sands National Monument, New Mexico

Image captured on 28 April 2019, by the MODIS instrument, on board the Terra satellite

White Sands National Monument, New Mexico on 28 April 2019 (Terra/MODIS)

True color image of the White Sands National Monument in New Mexico. The White Sands National Monument preserves a major portion of the world's largest gypsum dunefield. The image was acquired on 28 April 2019 by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument, on board the Terra satellite.

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Last Updated: May 6, 2019 at 10:41 AM EDT