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Western South Africa

A good deal of chlorophyll is visible in the waters of the upwelling zone of the western South African coast in this SeaWiFS image. The sediment plume of the Orange River is also visible at the border with Namibia.

Provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

Published February 21, 2000
Data acquired February 21, 2000

OrbView-2 > SeaWiFS
Biosphere > Microbiota > Chlorophyll
Biosphere > Vegetation > Chlorophyll
Oceans > Ocean Chemistry > Chlorophyll
Visible Earth