Novaya Zemlya, Northern Russia 06/11/01

MODIS false color image of Russia

MODIS bands 1, 4, 3 RGB true color reflectance composite of the island of Novaya Zemlya, north of western Russia.

This MODIS true-color image shows the island of Novaya Zemlya, which is north of western Russia. To the left of the island are the clear waters of the Barents Sea, to the right, the still ice-filled waters of the Kara Sea. The northern half of the island remains glacier-covered throughout the year.

Text courtesy of NASA's MODIS Web Image Gallery.