Large Gyre East of Japan

Large Gyre East of Japan
  • Credit:

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

A very well-defined spiral eddy is visible through the haze off the east coast of Japan in this SeaWiFS image.

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  • Data Date:

    May 22, 1999
  • Visualization Date:

    May 22, 1999
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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