60.4 MB (1.4 MB compressed)
4594 x 4594 pixels
38.9 x 38.9 cm ⏐ 15.3 x 15.3 in (300dpi)
CLAUS LUNAU / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY CLAUS LUNAU / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Jet streams. Computer artwork showing the paths of the jet streams around the globe. Jet streams are fast flowing high-altitude narrow air currents that circle the Earth. The major ones on Earth are the polar jet stream (7-12 km altitude, blue) and the subtropical jet stream (10-16 km altitude, red), which occur in both hemispheres.
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