• Creator
  • United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration-stratosphere modeling group
  • Created Date
  • 1980-05-18
  • Description
  • This is an aerial view photo taken from a commercial airline pilot landing in Portland International Airport. It shows the upper portions of the explosion cloud reaching into the stratosphere. The boundary between the stratosphere and troposphere is called the tropopause and the cloud is sitting right on the tropopause. The upper part of the cloud is in the stratosphere and the lower part is in the tropopause.
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Scanned from a 35mm color slide using a Nikon Super Cool Scan LS-2000 in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 793x780ppi
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