White Sea - Russia

White Sea - Russia
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

On May 3, 2001, MODIS captured this image of Russia's White Sea (lower-left). Some sea ice remained in the northern waters, even with spring in full bloom. The White Sea is connected to the more northerly Barents Sea (top) by a long narrow strait known as the Gorlo.

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  • Data Date:

    May 3, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    May 3, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS


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