Lake Baikal, Russia

Lake Baikal, Russia
  • Credit:

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

This MODIS true-color image shows the ice retreating from the southwestern corner of Lake Baikal in southern Russia. From the southwestern corner, the Angara River flows north. Smoke and fires are visible as well, the fires drawn in red boxes.

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  • Data Date:

    May 29, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    May 29, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration