Eddy in Drake Passage

Eddy in Drake Passage
  • Credit:

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

SeaWiFS saw a well-defined eddy in the Drake Passage in this view. The difference in surface albedo between the eddy and the surrounding waters is quite large.

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  • Data Date:

    March 4, 1998
  • Visualization Date:

    March 4, 1998
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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