Novaya Zemlya, Russia

Novaya Zemlya, Russia
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

This MODIS true-color image shows the island of Novaya Zemlya, which is north of western Russia. To the left of the island are the clear waters of the Barents Sea, to the right, the still ice-filled waters of the Kara Sea. The northern half of the island remains glacier-covered throughout the year.

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  • Data Date:

    June 10, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    June 10, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
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