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Coast of the East Siberian Sea, Russia

Sea ice is pulling away from the coastline of northeastern Siberia in the east Siberia Sea. This true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from May 26, 2002, also the thinning of ice in bays and coves, and the blue reflection of the water from beneath causes the ice to appear bright blue.


Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Published June 1, 2002
Data acquired May 26 - 26, 2002

Source:
Terra > MODIS
Collection:
MODIS Rapid Response