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Infrared picture the Gulf Stream, 1970s.


Infrared picture the Gulf Stream, 1970s.
3 9 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 31cm


This infrared picture, showing the temperature variations in the Gulf Stream, was taken by a NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) satellite launched in July 1976. NOAA operates a series of operational weather satellites, the first of which was launched in December 1970.

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