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Patterns off Southern Coast of Alaska, USA

58.8N 159.6W

January 11th, 2010 Category: Lakes

USA - December 19th, 2009

USA - December 19th, 2009

This orthorectified image shows the southern end of the Kuskokwim Mountains near the southern shores of Alaska, USA. Visible near the top center are Ualik Lake (left) and Amanka Lake (right).

The radar imagery also makes it possible to observe water currents and ice in Kulukak Bay, south of Ualik Lake, and the larger Bristol Bay, occupying the lower half of the image. This patterns are particularly striking along the coastline of the Nushagak Peninsula (right), a 35 mi by 15 mi peninsula that separates Bristol Bay and Nushagak Bay, trending southeast to Cape Constantine.

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