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Baffin Bay and Baffin Island, North Canada

Summer is finally beginning to thaw Canada's Baffin Island (center) and the Labrador Sea (lower right). This MODIS image shows that a river of ice still remains in the Davis Strait, which connects the Labrador Sea and Baffin Bay to the north.


Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

Published July 6, 2001
Data acquired July 6, 2001

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