DigitalGlobe Images of Irene Damage in Vermont

DigitalGlobe is sharing these images of damage caused by Irene in Vermont. Per DigitalGlobe they are:

Top: Killington, Vermont-August 29, 2011: This is a satellite image of damage at the Killington Ski Lodge in Vermont. The bright red vegetation is healthy and the grey areas are where earth has given way in a mud slide around the resort and parking lots. (credit: DigitalGlobe)

Bottom: Hurricane Irene Damage, Killington , Vermont-August 29, 2011: This is a satellite image of severe damage in Vermont in the town of Killington along US Hwy 4 and Road 100. Of note is the washout/slide in the upper right between the houses which covers the road. In the center, the pavement that has been washed away by high creek waters. The center of the image has several businesses surrounded by mud and water. (credit: DigitalGlobe)

Commenters on the DG Flickr page note that the descriptions of the locations may not be correct.

Published Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Written by Adena Schutzberg

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