Nicaraguan Smoke Plumes

Nicaraguan Smoke Plumes
  • Credit:

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

There still appears to be a bit of smoke coming from the volcano San Cristobal in this SeaWiFS image. A considerably more prominent smoke plume appears to originate at Volcan Masaya between Lake Managua and Lake Nicaragua.

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  • Data Date:

    December 2, 1999
  • Visualization Date:

    December 2, 1999
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration