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Cape Cod Sun Glint

The ocean's surface is very big, yet wind, waves, currents, and organic films divide it up into small microregions having different properties. Sun glint in the above Landsat 8 image of the Atlantic Ocean around Cape Cod, Massachusetts highlights some of this surface heterogeneity.

Click on the above April 23, 2018 image to view a larger version. Below is a smaller part of the full image.