On December 5, 2014, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite acquired this image of an unnamed iceberg in the South Atlantic Ocean. The berg, which started its journey somewhere around Antarctica, was spotted floating northeast of the southern tip of South America. It was less than 300 kilometers (180 miles) west of South Georgia Island.
Instrument(s): Aqua – MODIS
More from NASA Earth Observatory:
- The Greenup of the Planet
- Flooding in Southern Luzon
- Iceberg in the South Atlantic
- Haze in the Kashmir Valley
- Typhoon Hagupit
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