How are rivers of the world from a satellite

• As the world looks to the river

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This unique selection of photographs shows us how tortuous and similar to the blood vessel may be a river flows. You will notice that some colors have been modified in order to allocate such geographical features as vegetation and flooded areas.

How are rivers of the world from a satellite

River Delta betsiboka river in Madagascar.

How are rivers of the world from a satellite

The Colorado River in Mexico with a wide variety of forms.

How are rivers of the world from a satellite

Bambetuka Bay, Madagascar.

Delta formed by collecting sediment in estuaries. The word is derived from the Greek letter "delta", the title of which shape is a triangle - common form river deltas.

How are rivers of the world from a satellite

Delta Bijagos archipelago in West Africa.

Every 15th person on the planet - and it is about 500 million people - are called the delta of the rivers of different home.

How are rivers of the world from a satellite

of the Mississippi River Delta, USA.

Delta can boast a wide variety of ecosystems, including valuable wetlands.

How are rivers of the world from a satellite

Delta rivers Ganges and Brahmaputra.

It occupies a large area of ​​southern Bangladesh and eastern India. This is one of the most densely populated areas on earth.

How are rivers of the world from a satellite

The Ganges, Bangladesh.

This is an excellent example of the importance of river deltas in providing resource persons, including fertile land for agriculture and access to fish.

How are rivers of the world from a satellite

Delta Gulf of Papua, Papua - New Guinea.

Life around the delta can be dangerous. they are usually located far below, and they are easy to wash out. They are very sensitive to sea level rise, which could lead to flooding.

How are rivers of the world from a satellite

The delta of the Amazon, Brazil.

The deposition of more sediment also adds weight to the delta, which often leads to the flooding of land, and, consequently, to the likelihood of flooding.

How are rivers of the world from a satellite

Mackenzie River, Canada.

Changes in river deltas often occur in cycles. The reasons may be both natural and human factors. Rising sea levels, often associated with global warming is probably the most important reason for the changes of river deltas.

How are rivers of the world from a satellite

Delta Yukon River, Alaska.

How are rivers of the world from a satellite

Delta in Shanghai and the Yangtze River.

How are rivers of the world from a satellite

Ganges Delta of Bangladesh.

How are rivers of the world from a satellite

Delta in Cairo, Egypt.

How are rivers of the world from a satellite

Delta Volga, Russia.

How are rivers of the world from a satellite

Lena Delta, Russia river.

How are rivers of the world from a satellite

Delta Khatanga in Siberia, Russia.

How are rivers of the world from a satellite

Lena Delta, Russia.

How are rivers of the world from a satellite

The delta of the Amazon.

How are rivers of the world from a satellite

Lena Delta, Russia.