New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina



Washington, DC, United States

JSC2005-E-37987 (8 September 2005) --- The extent of flooding in the greater New Orleans metropolitan area is clearly visible in this image, acquired from the International Space Station on September 8, 2005. Flooded areas are dark greenish brown, while dry areas to the west of the 17th Street Canal and along the banks of the Mississippi River (lower half of image) are light brown to gray. This cropped image (from the parent frame ISS011-E-12527) is oriented with north to the top.


  • Title: New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina
  • Date Created: 2005-09-08
  • Rights: JSC
  • Album: mgwhite

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