Jonah Gas Field
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Located in Wyoming‘«÷s Upper Green River Valley, the Jonah natural gas field is considered one of this country‘«÷s most significant natural gas discoveries in recent times. Jonah contains an estimated 7 to 10 Tcf (trillion cubic feet) of natural gas. Discovered in 1975, it was only in the last 10 years that the field turned from sagebrush into one of the nation‘«÷s richest gas fields, with 500 wells. A new proposal would add 3,100 more wells. The image was acquired September 3, 2003, covers an area of 10.7 x 13.5 km, and is centered near 42.5 degrees north latitude, 109.7 degrees west longitude.
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Please give credit for these images to:
NASA/GSFC/METI/Japan Space Systems,
and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team