Cape Verde Islands

Cape Verde Islands
  • Credit:

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

The bloom south of the Cape Verde Islands has been deformed into a stylized, claw-hammer shape. Two vortex streets are also visible by the clouds downwind of the islands.

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  • Data Date:

    December 12, 1999
  • Visualization Date:

    December 12, 1999
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration