Brahmaputra and Ganges Rivers

Brahmaputra and Ganges Rivers
  • Credit:

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

This colorful SeaWiFS image shows the Brahmaputra River flowing down from the Himalayas and into the hazy lowlands of Bangladesh to join the Ganges before flowing into the Bay of Bengal.

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  • Data Date:

    December 28, 1998
  • Visualization Date:

    December 28, 1998
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS


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