James Bay, Canada

James Bay, Canada
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

These Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) images show seasonal ice forming in James Bay, which is the southern extension of the larger Hudson Bay. James Bay separates Ontario, Canada (left), from Quebec. The images were acquired in late 2002.

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  • Data Date:

    December 16, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    January 3, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
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