Amundsen Gulf, Northern Canada

Amundsen Gulf, Northern Canada
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

North of the Northwest Territory, Canada, the Amundsen Gulf separates the mainland from Banks Island (center left) and Victoria Island (center bottom). This MODIS true-color image shows that the Gulf is beginning to break free of its winter ice.

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  • Data Date:

    June 12, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    June 12, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
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