Four images of the same location are side by side. They are shown in false color with dry land being black. The areas with color show some of these changes in the lake’s water depth. Deeper areas are blue, and shallower areas are yellow.

How Deep Was Death Valley’s Temporary Lake?

Researchers used satellite data to calculate the depth of water in this transient freshwater body. View the full story

Credits: NASA Earth Observatory / Lauren Dauphin