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Phytoplankton Bloom West of Iceland

65.1N 25.5W

July 12th, 2012 Category: Phytoplankton

Iceland – July 11th, 2012

A blue and green phytoplankton bloom hangs in the waters west of Iceland, in the Irminger Sea (below) and Denmark Strait (above), which separated Iceland and Greenland. The bloom is situated west of the Westfjords Peninsula, the large, mountainous peninsula to the left, and west of the smaller Snæfellsnes peninsula, to the south of the former.

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