Pacific Northwest

Pacific Northwest
  • Credit:

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

The Pacific Northwest is cloud-free in this SeaWiFS image. Multihued phytoplankton blooms are visible off of Washington's Olympic coast. Also visible in this image are: Fraser River outflow; snowcapped peaks of Mt. Olympus, Mt. Rainier, Mt. St. Helens, and Mt. Hood; burn scars across the Bitterroot range; and the Columbia and Snake River watersheds.

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  • Data Date:

    September 26, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    September 26, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

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