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Ice caps and glaciers felt the heat as temperatures reached 18.3°C (64.9°F).


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey and GEOS-5 data from the Global Modeling and Assimilation Office at NASA GSFC. Story by Kasha Patel.

Published February 20, 2020
Data acquired February 4 - 13, 2020

Sources:
Landsat 8 > OLI
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