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In this image, Hurricane Katrina is approaching the Gulf Coast of the United States and is a Category 4 storm (Safir-Simpson Scale). The image was taken August 29, 2005 8:20 a.m. EDT by NASA's MODIS satellite.
Originally uploaded in EarthLabs:Hurricanes.

Image 10178 is a 738 by 570 pixel PNG
Uploaded: Jul27 07

Last Modified: 2007-07-27 09:02:14
Permanent URL: http://serc.carleton.edu/download/images/10178/katrina-cat4.v2.png

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NASA/Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

Scale Bar added by John McDaris of SERC. http://serc.carleton.edu
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