Hurricane Catarina - 2004


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Hurricane/Tropical Cyclone Catarina is the only recorded hurricane to occur in the South Atlantic Ocean. Catarina made landfall on March 28, 2004 in the Santa Catarina state of Brazil as a Category 2 hurricane (Safir-Simpson Hurricane Scale) with estimated sustained winds around 100 mph.
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Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC
http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view_rec.php?id=6288

Scale bar added by John McDaris at SERC. http://serc.carleton.edu
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