Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
|Click on Image to Enlarge
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (909,101 bytes) ( 2,013 x 1,573 )
Santo Domingo is the capital of the Dominican Republic. Founded in 1496 by Christopher Columbus, it is the oldest continuously inhabited European settlement in the Americas, with the America’s first cathedral, hospital, customs house and university. The town was laid out in a grid pattern that became the model for almost all town planners in the New World. The image was acquired May 18, 2011, covers an area of 24 x 30 km, and is located at 18.5 degrees north latitude, 70 degrees west longitude.
Click on thumbnails below for full resolution images.
||Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic |
Size: (909,101 bytes)
Resolution ( 2,013 x 1,573 )
Please give credit for these images to:
NASA/METI/AIST/Japan Space Systems,
and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team