Description This image taken from space is part of a collection of more than 400 amazing satellite pictures provided by Spot Image. The Sierra Madre Occidental is a mountain range in western Mexico and the extreme southwest of the United States. The range is home to the Sierra Madre Occidental pine-oak forests, noted for their high biodiversity and large number of endemic species.
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Astrium-GEO handles the world-wide distribution of geographical information products and services using data from Earth observation satellites (optical or radar) ranging from low to very high resolution: Spot 4 and 5, Kompsat-2, Formosat-2, as well as TerraSAR-X, ENVISAT/ERS, LANDSAT-7, etc.