Southern tip of Greenland

Southern tip of Greenland
  • Credit:

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

This MODIS true-color image of the southern tip of Greenland shows a first glimpse of bare ground along the southwestern coast as the snow and ice are beginning to melt. To the bottom right is the Atlantic Ocean, and to the bottom left is the Davis Strait.

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  • Data Date:

    May 28, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    May 28, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration