• Credit:

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

At top left in this MODIS image of Tanzania, Africa, from May 3, 2002, the Serengeti Plain peaks out from behind the clouds. At lower left, Lake Malawi crosses Tanzania in the north to Mozambique to the south. Numerous airplane contrails make white lines across the Indian Ocean at image right.

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  • Data Date:

    May 3, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    May 9, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration