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  Ice in the northern Caspian Sea

Ice in the northern Caspian Sea
Image credit: Jeff Schmaltz MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA GSFC

Uploader comment: In late February, 2013, a layer of winter sea ice covered most of the northern Caspian Sea, while dust and sediment colored the waters a greenish-tan hue. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA’s Terra satellite captured this true-color image of the striking winter scene on February 26 as it flew over the region.


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