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Cloud Vortices Off Saint Helena Island
Image credit: NASA/GSFC/Jeff Schmaltz/MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

Uploader comment: NASA's Terra satellite passed over the South Atlantic Ocean on November 15, 2012, allowing the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer instrument flying aboard to capture this true-color image of St. Helena Island and the band of wind-blown cloud vortices trailing towards the island's leeward side.

   

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