Northeast India and Bangladesh

Northeast India and Bangladesh
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

This true-color Terra MODIS image from October 29, 2002, shows northeastern India, southeastern Nepal (top left), Bangladesh, and Bhutan (top right). A semi-opaque pall of air-pollution covers much of the upper left corner of the image, as well as part of Bangladesh just north of the Bay of Bengal. The Ganges River flows southeast across the image and empties into the Bay at the delta region of India and Bangladesh known as the Mouths of the Ganges.

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  • Data Date:

    October 29, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    November 16, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration