Baffin Bay and Baffin Island, North Canada

Baffin Bay and Baffin Island, North Canada
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

Summer is finally beginning to thaw Canada's Baffin Island (center) and the Labrador Sea (lower right). This MODIS image shows that a river of ice still remains in the Davis Strait, which connects the Labrador Sea and Baffin Bay to the north.

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  • Data Date:

    July 6, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    July 6, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
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