Coast of the East Siberian Sea, Russia

Coast of the East Siberian Sea, Russia
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

Summer is beginning to thin the ice in the East Siberia Sea, and a spider web of cracks is visible in the 250 m resolution image. Wrangel Island (upper right) is uncovered, but not yet green.

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  • Data Date:

    July 5, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    July 5, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
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