Ring of Fire
     You humans have sent up satellites into orbit that look back at Earth from much higher up than I could ever fly! From my perspective, I can usually see only one volcano at a time. The new Landsat satellites orbit the Earth at 705 kilometers Learn more about conversion between kilometers and miles and can look at a 183 kilometers wide area in one pass.
Graphics showing the flying heights of a bird (1 km) and a satellite (750 km) above a globe
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