Browse image
Resolutions offered for this image:
5700 x 5900 pixels 640 x 480 pixels
Cloud masks available for this image:

Spacecraft nadir point: 12.2° N, 75.4° W

Photo center point: 11.0° N, 75.0° W

Nadir to Photo Center: South

Spacecraft Altitude: 170 nautical miles (315km)
Click for Google map
Width Height Annotated Cropped Purpose Links
5700 pixels 5900 pixels No No Download Image
640 pixels 480 pixels No No ISD 1 Download Image
Other options available:
Download Packaged File
Download a Google Earth KML for this Image
View photo footprint information
Image Caption:
Caribbean Sea current interface

Two near-vertical views, show a number of current interfaces off
the Colombian coast. The views were taken in November 1984. The
top photograph taken in sunglint, shows the mouth of the Magdela-
na River as it enters the Caribbean. Sediment from the river
mixes with the sea water. Cooler, deeper ocean waters upwell just
offshore. The bottom view gives a different perspective of the
same area. Taken just out of the sunglint, the surface features
take on a slightly different pattern and different color. Both
type of views of surface patterns are desirable. (51A-34-109,