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Tawny Swirls in the Kara Sea

Freshwater from the Yenisei River, stained brown with organic materials, mixes with Arctic seawater off the coast of Russia.


NASA image by Norman Kuring/NASA's Ocean Color Web, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Story by Kathryn Hansen.

Published August 16, 2019
Data acquired July 17, 2019

Source:
Landsat 8