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NOAA Photo Library Image - spac0298

Infrared imagery of the Loop Current in the Gulf of Mexico and the Gulf Stream. Lighter colors north of Florida Panhandle indicate extent of cold air swooping down from the north behind a cold front. Clouds in upper right corner show very cold tops (lighter) and indicate significant convection and possible thunderstorms.

Image ID: spac0298, NOAA In Space Collection
Location: Florida
Photo Date: 1982 February 20 0810 GMT

Category: Space/Imagery/Infra-red/

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