Last updated on April 24, 2014 at 21:24 EDT
Kamchatka Peninsula Russia
3500 of 3855

Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia

May 16, 2004
The eastern side of Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula juts into the Pacific Ocean west of Alaska. In this winter image, a volcanic terrain is hidden under snow-covered peaks and valley glaciers feed blue ice into coastal waters. This scene was acquired by the ASTER instrument on NASA's Terra satellite on February 27, 2002.