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    Aleutian Von Karman Vortices: Image of the Day

    Aleutian Von Karman Vortices: Image of the Day

    WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES

    07.03.2011

    Courtesy Photo

    NASA

    As air flows over and around objects in its path, spiraling eddies, known as Von Karman vortices, may form. The vortices in this image were created when prevailing winds sweeping east across the northern Pacific Ocean ecountered Alaska's Aleutian Islands. This image was acquired by landsat7.usgs.gov/ Landsat 7's Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus (ETM+) sensor.

    NASA Identifier: landsat_vonkarman_artII

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    Date Taken: 07.03.2011
    Date Posted: 02.08.2013 08:18
    Photo ID: 841209
    Resolution: 3600x3600
    Size: 3.54 MB
    Location: WASHINGTON, D.C., US

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