South Africa

South Africa
  • Credit:

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

This true-color MODIS image from May 15, 2001, shows southern Africa, and a phytoplankton bloom occurring in the waters of the cape at the bottom left of the image.

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  • Data Date:

    May 15, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    March 1, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration