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Baikal’s Giant Ice Rings

The puzzling features are most easily seen from above, but they pose real risks at the surface.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Lauren Dauphin, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey and MODIS data from NASA EOSDIS/LANCE and GIBS/Worldview. Photograph copyright Alexander Beketov, used with permission. Story by Adam Voiland.

Published January 29, 2020
Data acquired April 1, 2016

Sources:
Landsat 8
Photograph
Terra > MODIS