Spring Ice Chokes the Bering Strait
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MODIS image of the Bering Sea, Bering Strait and southern Arctic Ocean acquired 7 May 2000. Image generated from MODIS band 2 (0.85 µm) at 250 m spatial resolution. Detailed structure and leads in the ice pack are apparent. Ice flow from the Bering Strait southward to the Bering Sea is seen in great detail.

George Riggs, NASA GSFC

Instrument(s): 
Terra - MODIS

Spring Ice Chokes the Bering Strait

June 15, 2000
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