Walgreen Coast, Eights Coast, and BryanCoast, Antarctica
Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land RapidResponse Team, NASA/GSFC
Thistrue-color image from the >aHREF="http://modis.gsfc.nasa.gov" target="outlink">Moderate Resolution ImagingSpectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s >aHREF="http://terra.nasa.gov" target="outlink">Terra satellite shows aportion of the West Antarctic coastline betweenroughly 105 degrees (left) and 80 degrees (right) West. The individual coasts are (left to right) Walgreen, Eights, and Bryan Coasts. Eights Coastterminates in the Abbott Ice Shelf. Bryan Coastfaces the Bellingshausen Sea. This image wasacquired on October 21, 2001.