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NOAA Photo Library Image - spac0597

Tropical storm Alex covering much of Mexico with rain and winds. On the left, a necklace of Von Karman vortices flows southeast from Isla Socorro, in calm weather. The vortices are areas of flow circulating in alternating clockwise and counter-clockwise directions.

Image ID: spac0597, NOAA In Space Collection
Location: Mexico
Photo Date: 2010 July 1
Credit: NOAA NESDIS Environmental Visualization Laboratory

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