1. The Sundarbans

The Sundarbans

Image captured on 24 February 2018, by the MODIS instrument, on board the Aqua satellite.

Sundarban forest in India and Bangladesh on 28 February 2018 (MODIS/Aqua)

Image of the Sundarbans, acquired on 24 February 2018. The Sundarbans are a large forest in the coastal region of the Bay of Bengal. It contains the world's largest mangrove forest part of which is in India and the other part in Bangladesh. The photo-like, true color corrected reflectance image was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on board the Aqua satellite.

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Last Updated: Aug 13, 2019 at 3:23 PM EDT