Ganges and Brahmaputra River Valleys

Ganges and Brahmaputra River Valleys
  • Credit:

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

In this dramatic view of the northern Indian subcontinent, the Brahmaputra River courses from the top of the image (east) through Bangladesh to the Bay of Bengal while the Ganges proceeds from the west also to the Bay. The Himalayas lie along the left side of this SeaWiFS image.

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  • Data Date:

    November 13, 1998
  • Visualization Date:

    November 13, 1998
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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