• Ajka, Hungary
  • Terra/ASTER
  • 10/11/2010

Why does the look river red?

In October 2010, a breached storage reservoir at an aluminum plant in Ajika, Hungary caused toxic sludge to eventually flow into the Danube River.

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This image was captured by the joint NASA/Japan Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) on-demand Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER), one of five instruments on NASA's Terra Earth observing satellite.

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