Flores Sea, Indonesia
July 16, 2004
Along the northeastern edge of the Flores Sea in central Indonesia, a handful of tiny islands and atolls glow like emerald and turquoise gems against the deep sapphire blue waters. This true-color Terra MODIS image was acquired on June 13, 2004.
Topics: East Nusa Tenggara, Gemstones, Geography, Environment, Flores sea, Turquoise, Atoll, Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, Flores, Lesser Sunda Islands, Sapphire, Optical materials, Indonesia, Nature