Last update: August 21st, 2019 at 1:00 pm
“The sea ice edge is usually pretty far south this time of year,” said NASA ice scientist Ron Kwok. “I have never seen a coherent feature by itself like that in the middle of the ocean that survives without melting.”
This image was captured by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi NPP satellite.
Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory