Aleutian clouds

Aleutian clouds
January 5, 2015
CreditImage provided by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) EROS Data Center Satellite Systems Branch. Caption adapted from text provided by NASA's Earth Observatory. Source: NASA/USGS Landsat 7; NASA's Earth Observatory.
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These cloud formations were seen over the western Aleutian Islands. Their color variations are probably due to differences in temperature and in the size of water droplets that make up the clouds.

This image was acquired by the Landsat 7 satellite on June 16, 2000.