NASA shared pictures that have been taken since 1984 with its Landsat program, showing Dubai’s development in the span of 34 years.
Dubai Media Office posted a before-and-after gif of the United Arab Emirates' coastline on Instagram, showcasing the rapid development of the country throughout the years.
The pictures illustrate how the city grew from 350,000 thousand people to over 3 million. It also shows the addition of the two palms in the
Dubai coastline and other artificial islands as well as the massive infrastructure that took place in the UAE.
. فوربس: ناسا تنشر صوراً تظهر مدى التطور الحضاري في #دبي على مدار 34 سنة بين عامي 1984 و2017. نمت المدينة من 350.000 شخص إلى أكثر من 3 ملايين شخص، ومع هذا النمو يظهر جلياّ مدى تغير سواحل دبي وأراضيها ومبانيها والجزر الاصطناعية فيها . @forbes: Images released by @nasa show how much #Dubai has changed in 34 years. From 1984-2017 the city has grown from 350,000 people to just over 3m people. With its growth, you can see just how much Dubai has altered their coastline, adding artificial land, buildings and ports.