Severnaya Zemlya (North Land), Russia

Severnaya Zemlya (North Land), Russia
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

Permanent glaciers cover much of these islands, part of Russia's Severnaya Zemlya, or North Land. In this true-color MODIS image, the glaciers appear as bright white circular objects against the bare brown land surface.

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  • Data Date:

    July 6, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    July 6, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS


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