SeaWiFS: Appalachian Autumn

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

This afternoon's SeaWiFS pass over the eastern United States shows how the season has painted the Appalachian Mountains orange. The small wedge-shaped cloud in Ontario north of Lake Huron and east of Lake Superior looks like smoke from a forest fire. Several smaller smoke plumes are also visible scattered around North Carolina and Virginia.

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  • Data Date:

    October 19, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    October 19, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS

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