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This view of the Grand Canyon is a mosaic of Landsat 8 satellite images acquired on Oct. 31 and Nov. 9. Check out the Landsat website for the wide-screen picture.
A Nov. 30 image from NASA's Terra satellite shows fog encroaching on Grand Canyon's Mather Point. Meanwhile, Lake Mead is clearly visible on the left side.
Mike Hopkins / NASA
And now for something completely different: a picture of the Grand Canyon from NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins, aboard the International Space Station. "I've been to the bottom and now [have] seen it from 260 miles up. Shadows can cause visual effects," he said in a Nov. 1 tweet.
This animation from the GOES-West weather satellite shows the ebb and flow of fog at the Grand Canyon between Nov. 29 and Dec. 2.
On the Friday after Thanksgiving, fog filled the entire Grand Canyon due to a temperature inversion. NBC's Brian Williams reports.