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Amundsen Gulf, Northern Canada

North of the Northwest Territory, Canada, the Amundsen Gulf separates the mainland from Banks Island (center left) and Victoria Island (center bottom). This MODIS true-color image shows that the Gulf is beginning to break free of its winter ice.


Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

Published June 12, 2001
Data acquired June 12, 2001

Source:
Terra > MODIS
Topics:
Cryosphere > Sea Ice > Ice Growth/Melt
Cryosphere > Snow/Ice > Freeze/Thaw