Photos: New Orleans, before and after

Photos: New Orleans, before and after

Summary: Satellite imagery shows the extent of the flooding in the city caused by Hurricane Katrina.

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  • Overview of New Orleans

    Satellite images from March 9, 2004, and Aug. 31, 2005, show how New Orleans was flooded by Hurricane Katrina. (Darker areas in the "after" photo indicate standing water.)

  • Superdome

    The Superdome in New Orleans provided shelter for thousands during the storm-- before rising waters and damage to the roof forced it to be evacuated. (Before image: Sept. 2004. After image: Aug. 30, 2005)

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