Central Chile

The beginning of spring in central Chile looked like this to SeaWiFS. The snow-covered Andes mark the countrys eastern border, and phytoplankton blooms and river sediment plumes fill the waters off its west coast. A large eddy due west of Concepcion is highlighted by the phytoplankton it contains.
Source: Provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

Por Mapas Owje