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.
References and Related Reading
- NASA Earth Observatory (2013, January 18) Four Erupting Volcanoes on the Kamchatka Peninsula. Accessed January 19, 2017.
NASA image by Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response. Caption by Pola Lem.
- Aqua - MODIS