Fortescue Marshes in Western Australia

Fortescue Marshes in Western Australia
  • Credit:

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

Near the center of the SeaWiFS image lies a region whose greenness is in stark contrast to the surrounding landscape. This site comprises the more or less contiguous floodplain in the middle reaches of the Fortescue River and is a major breeding ground in Western Australia.

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  • Data Date:

    June 13, 2000
  • Visualization Date:

    June 13, 2000
  • Sensor(s):

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