Sterling, Virginia, USA

deforestation
August 27, 1984
deforestation
October 2, 1997

Conversion of forests and agriculture areas to residential land uses west of Washington, DC Agricultural and wooded areas are brown and yellow in color while residential and industrial areas are cyan. (Total area: 11 square km.)

Global Land Cover Change
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