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Declassified Satellite Imagery 2 (2002)
Entry ID: Declassified_Satellite_Imagery_2_2002


Summary
Abstract: Declassified satellite images provide an important worldwide record of land-surface change. With the success of the first release of classified satellite photography in 1995, images from U.S. military intelligence satellites KH-7 and KH-9 were declassified in accordance with Executive Order 12951 in 2002. The data were originally used for cartographic information and reconnaissance for U.S. ... View entire text

Purpose: These images of strategic targets in China and the former Soviet Union will be particularly valuable to historians and scholars of the Cold War period.
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Description: EarthExplorer
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-01-01
Access Constraints None. The images are available to the public through EarthExplorer and in Room 3320, the Cartographic Research Room, at the National Archives in College Park, MD. The National Archives is located at 8601 Adelphi Road. Free parking is available.
Use Constraints There is no guarantee of warranty concerning the accuracy of these data. Users should be aware that temporal changes may have occurred since the data was collected and that some parts of these data may no longer represent actual surface conditions. Users should not use these data for critical applications without a full awareness of their limitations. Acknowledgement of the originating agencies would be appreciated in products derived from these data. Any user who modifies the data set is obligated to describe the types of modifications they perform. User specifically agrees not to misrepresent the data set, nor to imply that changes made were approved or endorsed by the U.S. Geological Survey. Please refer to http://www.usgs.gov/privacy.html for the USGS disclaimer.
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/eros

Data Center Personnel
Name: ANNIEPAT JOHNSON
Phone: 605-594-6973
Email: lta at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
EROS
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Digital
Distribution Format: Download
Fees: Free. Non-refundable fee of $30 per scene/frame for unscanned scenes.
Personnel
Role: METADATA AUTHOR
Phone: 605-594-6973
Email: lta at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
EROS
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-04-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-03-25


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