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Severnaya Zemlya (North Land), Russia

Permanent glaciers cover much of these islands, part of Russia's Severnaya Zemlya, or North Land. In this true-color MODIS image, the glaciers appear as bright white circular objects against the bare brown land surface.


Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

Published July 6, 2001
Data acquired July 6, 2001

Source:
Terra > MODIS
Topic:
Cryosphere > Snow/Ice > Glaciers