Barge Traffic on the Mississippi River
NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon, using EO-1 ALI data from the NASA EO-1 team.
Barges travel down the Mississippi River near Greenville on August 23, 2012. Earlier in the week, a nearby section of the River was closed to barge traffic
due to low water. This natural-color image was collected by the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) aboard the Earth Observing-1