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Mississippi River delta
Image credit: Jeff Schmaltz MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA GSFC

Uploader comment: In late January, 2013, heavy sediment poured from the Mississippi and Atchafalaya Rivers, staining the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. A large tan plume surrounded the Mississippi delta, while the waters of Vermillion Bay and West Cote Blanche Bay, turning those waters so brown that was difficult to discern the boundaries of Marsh Island from the muddy waters from space.

   

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