Snowy Kamchatka
acquired January 18, 2017 download large image (4 MB, JPEG, 3600x4800)

On January 18, 2017, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image of the Kamchatka Peninsula. This remote part of Russia was covered in snow and unobscured by clouds. A string of volcanoes can be seen dotting Kamchatka’s eastern flank.

NASA image by Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response. Caption by Pola Lem.

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Aqua - MODIS

Snowy Kamchatka

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