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Reshaping the Xingu River

Construction of the Belo Monte Dam has transformed a major tributary of the Amazon River in northern Brazil.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Story by Kathryn Hansen.

Published October 6, 2017
Data acquired May 26, 2000 - July 20, 2017

Sources:
Landsat 7 > ETM+
Landsat 8 > OLI