Western South Africa

Western South Africa
  • Credit:

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

A good deal of chlorophyll is visible in the waters of the upwelling zone of the western South African coast in this SeaWiFS image. The sediment plume of the Orange River is also visible at the border with Namibia.

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  • Data Date:

    February 21, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    February 21, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
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