South Africa

South Africa
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

This true-color MODIS image shows South Africa, including the Cape of Good Hope, at the tip of the small peninsula to the northwest of the southernmost point. The inverted U-shaped bay formed by the peninsula is called False Bay.

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  • Data Date:

    August 12, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    August 12, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS


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