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Antarctica from Nimbus 5, 1974.


Antarctica from Nimbus 5, 1974.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 32cm


These colour images, obtained using data from the Electrically Scanning Microwave Radiometer (ESMR) aboard the Nimbus 5 satellite, show the temperature compactnes of the Southern Ocean sea ice over a period of 12 months from February 1974 to January 1975.

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