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Vegetation Index of Coastal Mozambique and South Africa

25.5S 32.3E

November 17th, 2011 Category: Vegetation Index

Mozambique and South Africa - November 8th, 2011

This FAPAR image stretches from southern Mozambique (above) to northeastern South Africa (below). The vegetation index throughout the image ranges mostly from low (yellow) to good (green), with a few areas of high (rusty red) activity.

Photosynthetic activity appears higher near the coast, a low-lying area, then becomes lower as one moves westward and up the mountainous escarpment, known as the Great Escarpment, that separates the coast from the high inland plateau.

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