Okanagan &West Coast at Night
This is a closeup cropped portion of the recently released (December 5th 2012) Earth at Night photos released at the San Francisco Am. Geophysical Conf. The three bright citys on the left are Portland, Seattle/Tacoma, and Vancouver at the top. A string of lights can be seen along Highway 97, with Penticton, Summerland, Kelowna, and Vernon clearly visable. Above Vernon, Salmon Arm, and to the left, Kamloops is also clearly visable. NASA data from Suomi NPP satellite, NASA EO/NOAA NGDC, taken in April and October 2012. NASA original image data is public domain for educational purposes.