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Sea Ice in Denmark Strait

Ice that originated in the Arctic Ocean drifts hundreds of miles south, pulled along and shaped by the East Greenland Current.


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. Story by Kathryn Hansen.

Published July 16, 2020
Data acquired July 3, 2020

Sources:
Aqua > MODIS
Landsat 8 > OLI