Cloud vortices off Heard Island

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    Cloud vortices off Heard Island, south Indian Ocean 09/19/2011 at 04:30 UTC.

    Satellite: Terra/MODIS

    Credit: NASA/GSFC/Jeff Schmaltz/MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

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    1. Park Doc 42 months ago | reply

      so beautiful!

    2. █ fo112 █ 42 months ago | reply

      Lovely Picture!Please visit mine back:)

    3. dodagp 42 months ago | reply

      Outstanding whirling mass above Sub-Antarctic beauty ...
      Stunning capture!

    4. guidi2 42 months ago | reply


    5. Gianluca@clickrchart 42 months ago | reply

      Congratulations! You are one of the top photographers today on ClickrChart!

    6. Photo--Graphy [deleted] 42 months ago | reply

      So nice...

    7. goldenmushroom 42 months ago | reply

      You've got to love a Karman vortex street

    8. H. L. W. 42 months ago | reply

      Interesting... What causes this?

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