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Photo: Iceland on Cover of the Weather Channel

A satellite photo of the ocean off Iceland’s West Fjords is one of the ‘Best Meteorological Images of July’ on weather.com, the Weather Channel’s website.

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A screenshot from weather.com.

Every month the website’s staff posts meteorological images that they find interesting, mbl.is reports.

Their description of the above photo reads:

“A clear day provides a spectacular view of Iceland to the southeast, sea ice near Greenland to the northwest, and, in between, water swirling with phytoplankton (microscopic, pigment-filled, photosynthetic organisms).”

Click here for a better look of the photo.

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