Buraidah in 1972
Buraidah in 1972USGS (Buraidah, Landsat 1 MSS, 25 December 1972)
Source U.S. Geological Survey 

 

Buraidah in 1986
Buraidah in 1986 The red circles are fields with center-pivot irrigation systems, drawing water from Saudi Arabia's aquifers. This irrigation development resulted from the investment of part of Saudi Arabia's oil revenues in an effort to modernize agriculture.

Source U.S. Geological Survey 
USGS (Buraidah, Landsat 5 MSS, 15 February 1986)

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