Earth Snapshot RSS Feed Twitter
 
 
 
 

Algal Bloom Along Southern Coast of Sicily – November 27th, 2008

November 27th, 2008 Category: Image of the day, Volcanoes

Sicily, Italy - November 26th, 2008

Sicily, Italy - November 26th, 2008

Here, an algal bloom along the southern coast of Sicily, Italy, from the city of Marsala (west) to Portopalo di Capo Passero (east).

The bloom trails out into the ocean from the southeast, curving down towards the island nation of Malta (below).

The eastern coast of Sicily, on the other hand, is free of algae. Near this coastline, we can see some snowfall on Mount Etna as well as some smoke blowing eastward from the volcano. In the northeast tip of the island we can also see the Strait of Messina, between Sicily and mainland Italy.

Leave a Reply


About Us

Earth Observation

Organisations

Archive

July 2017
M T W T F S S
« Mar    
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  

Categories


Bulletin Board


Featured Posts

Information

29


Take Action

Widgets