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NOAA Photo Library Image - spac0589

The Gulf Stream seen clearly off the East Coast of the United States. The Loop Current which feeds into the Gulf Stream is seen clearly in the Gulf of Mexico providing visual evidence for the origin of its name.

Image ID: spac0589, NOAA In Space Collection
Photo Date: 2010 May 3
Credit: NOAA NESDIS Environmental Visualization Laboratory

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