Muddy Flow of the Mississippi

Muddy Flow of the Mississippi
  • Credit:

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

Quite a bit of muddy water is flowing from the Mississippi delta into the Gulf of Mexico in this SeaWiFS image. Note the bridge running north-south across Lake Ponchartrain.

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  • Data Date:

    April 15, 1999
  • Visualization Date:

    April 15, 1999
  • Sensor(s):

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