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NOAA Photo Library Image - spac0094

Photographs received from TIROS I on second orbit showed Gulf of St. Lawrence and St. Lawrence River to the left. Gray areas in Gulf were interpreted to be ice by Dr. Harry Wexler of the Weather Bureau. This was first interpretation of sea ice, a major function of satellite imaging today. Monthly Weather Review, May 1960, p. 182.

Image ID: spac0094, NOAA In Space Collection
Location: Canada, Gulf of St. Lawrence
Photo Date: 1960 April 01

Category: Space/Imagery/Visible/

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