United States East Coast

United States East Coast
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

MODIS captured this true-color image of clear skies over the eastern United States on December 22, 2001. To the northeast the country is blanketed with snow, but in this image only the higher elevations of the Appalachian Mountains in eastern West Virginia are dusted with white. Rod dots in Georgia indicate MODIS' detection of fires.

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  • Data Date:

    December 22, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    December 22, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration