Astronaut on board ISS captured the Great Planes, U.S. This is the photo of Helena-Lewis & Clark National Forest, Montana, where the Rocky Mountains meet the Great Plains of central-northwest United States.

Credit: NASA

The Great Plains is the broad expanse of flat land, much of it covered in prairie, steppe, and grassland, that lies west of the Mississippi River tallgrass prairie in the United States and east of the Rocky Mountains in the U.S. and Canada. Many areas of the Great Plains have become productive crop-growing areas because of extensive irrigation on large landholdings.

The local scenery on the ground is as follows.


Reference: ‘s Tweet
See earthview photo gallery: LiVEARTH