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Semi-circular aircraft contrail over central western France

Semi-circular aircraft contrail over central western France Image ID 563
Acquisition date 25-Jan-2006
Over head time 13:06:00
Satellite Sensor modis
Sensor Channel(s) 1,4,3

A semi-circular contrail is visible, amongst other contrails, over central western France. The Pyrenees, peaks in the Massif Central and the Alps are cloud free and snow covered. A large plume of sediment laden water from the River Gironde is discharging into the Bay of Biscay.

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