1972 Landsat Multi-Spectral Scanner (MSS) image mosaic of East Timor. The mosaic is comprised of some of the first Landsat MSS images. Image dates (from left to right): 8/13/72, 10/23/72, 10/17/1973. Vegetation appears red in this image, while rivers appear blue-green, and clouds white. View detailed description of creation of mosaic.
1979 Mosaic of Landsat MSS images of East Timor. Note the seasonal difference between the western (9/05/78) and central (7/19/80) regions of the island. The eastern image is dated 10/13/79. View detailed description of creation of mosaic.
1990 mosaic of Landsat Thematic Mapper™ images. Vegetation appears green in this mosaic. Drier areas and urban development appear pink, and water blue. Image dates (left to right): 9/20/89, 9/20/89, 10/05/91. Detailed description of creation of mosaic.
Landsat Enhanced Thematic Mapper (ETM+) mosaic of East Timor from 1999-2000. The center image (9/08/99) captures some of the unrest in Dili at that time (see Dili fires). The southern image is also from 9/08/99, and the eastern image is from 8/18/00. View detailed description of creation of mosaic.