James Bay and smoke from fires in Alberta, Canada

James Bay and smoke from fires in Alberta, Canada
  • Credit:

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

Intruding between Ontario (left) and Quebec (right), James Bay extends southward from the larger Hudson Bay to the north. In this true-color MODIS image, the Bay is melting and is full of brown sediment washed in from numerous rivers. The island in the Bay is called Akimiski Island.

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  • Data Date:

    May 31, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    May 31, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration