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Muddy Flow of the Mississippi

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.

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

Published April 15, 1999
Data acquired April 15, 1999

OrbView-2 > SeaWiFS
Hydrosphere > Surface Water > Discharge/Flow
Hydrosphere > Surface Water > Rivers/Streams
Land Surface > Erosion/Sedimentation > Sediment Transport
Land Surface > Erosion/Sedimentation > Sedimentation
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