Strait of Gibraltar

Strait of Gibraltar
  • Credit:

    Provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

This SeaWiFS image shows the narrow channel at the Strait of Gibraltar which separates Spain from Morocco, Europe from Africa. Note the colorful waters on the Atlantic side of the strait and the plume on the Mediterranean side.

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  • Data Date:

    December 27, 1997
  • Visualization Date:

    December 27, 1997
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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