Ob and Irtysh Rivers, West Siberian Plain, Russia

Ob and Irtysh Rivers, West Siberian Plain, Russia
  • Credit:

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

This MODIS image from April 11, 2002, shows spring thaw creeping northward on the West Siberian Plain in Russia. Frozen rivers cross the landscape, but fires are (red dots) are burning in the southeast.

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  • Data Date:

    April 11, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    April 21, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS

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