Kara Sea

Kara Sea
  • Credit:

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

This SeaWiFS image looks southeastward across the Kara Sea. Sediment-laden waters flow from the Ob and Yenisey Rivers. Sea ice is visible on the left. The glacier-covered island at the bottom of the image is Novaya Zemlya and the Barents Sea is in the right foreground.

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  • Data Date:

    August 11, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    August 11, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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