Mississippi Delta Plume

Mississippi Delta Plume
  • Credit:

    Provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

The sediment plume of the Mississippi River is quite visible in this SeaWiFS image as it empties into the Gulf of Mexico.

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  • Data Date:

    February 14, 1999
  • Visualization Date:

    February 14, 1999
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration