Freeze-up 2007 (false colour) - December 8

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Satellite photo of ice freeze-up in Temagami, 2007

Posted Sunday, Dec 9, 2007                                                                         Photo: NASA/NOAA

Freeze-up continues

The most resistant to freeze-up are the deepest of all lakes, and their identities are clearly revealed in this photo.

Lake Temagami's Northeast Arm is heavily iced over, as is most of the Southwest Arm and Sharp Rock Inlet.

Wanapitei and Smoothwater lakes remain wide open. Lady Evelyn is virtually closed.


False colour, like infrared, enhances the view of ice and snow.


Black open water or thin, clear ice
Dull/ dark blue thin ice
Bright turquoise thick ice, or snow on unforested land  (e.g. clearcuts, farmland)



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