Garden City, United States
Garden City, Kansas, has a semi-arid steppe climate with hot, dry summers and cold, dry winters. Center-pivot irrigation systems created the circular patterns near Garden City, seen here from Landsat 7 in September 2000. The red circles indicate irrigated crops of healthy vegetation, and the light-colored circles denote harvested crops. The 19th-century Santa Fe Trail through central North America that connected Franklin, Missouri, with Santa Fe, New Mexico, passed through Garden City.