Images of the Earth

Phytoplankton bloom off the coast of Argentina

Approximate image footprint: 1385 X 1734 km
Coordinates: 43.54S, 61.63W
Date: December 21, 2010
Satellite sensor: Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS)
Raw data credit: NASA Visible Earth (
Spectral range: Enhanced multi-band composite

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