High res satellite imagery of South America at 1km resolution
The satellite image of South America at 1 km per pixel resolution gives an image 8400 pixels wide by 9600 pixels high giving an image 56 inches wide at 150 dpi. The uncompressed file size is 242 MB. Projection is defined as Plate Carree / Geographical / Linear.
The satellite systems provide frequent global coverage and generate realistic land surface colour for anywhere in the world.
Ocean color is derived from a combination of ocean depth and ocean chlorophyll observations. Polar areas covered by sea ice are derived from individual optical images.