Snow in Kazakhstan

Snow in Kazakhstan
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Between the Aral Sea (upper left quadrant) and the rising foothills of the Tien Shan Mountains (lower right) is a depression called the Ptura Lowland, which stretches across Turkmenistan (bottom left), Uzbekistan (center), and Kazakhstan (top). In these images, the region is showing a stripe of snow.

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  • Data Date:

    December 11, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    December 30, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration