South Central Alaska

South Central Alaska
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Glacial silt along the Copper River in Alaska is picked up by the wind and carried out over the Gulf of Alaska. This true-color MODIS image from October 26, 2001, shows a large gray dust plume spreading out over the Gulf. West of the Copper River Delta, Cook Inlet is full of sediment.

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  • Data Date:

    October 26, 2001
  • Visualization Date:

    October 26, 2001
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
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