Lena River, Siberia

Lena River, Siberia
  • Credit:

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

The MODIS true-color image, acquired on May 22, 2001, over Siberia shows the Lena River, a principal waterway of eastern Siberia. The Lena flows northeast and the north from its source in the Baikal Mountains and empties into the Arctic Ocean via the Laptev Sea.

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  • Data Date:

    May 22, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    May 22, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS


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