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World Trade Center - New York City
9-11 Terrorist Attacks
Satellite Imagery

 


Satellite Imagery of the island of Manhattan and of Ground Zero at World Trade Center, New York City after the attacks of September 11, 2001
Manhattan, New York (World Trade Center - Aftermath Image), Sept. 12, 2001

This one-meter resolution satellite image of Manhattan, New York was collected at 11:43 a.m. EDT on Sept. 12, 2001 by Space Imaging's IKONOS satellite. The image shows an area of white dust and smoke at the location where the 1,350-foot towers of the World Trade Center once stood. IKONOS travels 423 miles above the Earth's surface at a speed of 17,500 miles per hour.

Mandatory photo credit: "GeoEye"

 



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