Spectacular images of Arctic/Boreal river deltas


Yukon River delta in winter - Source: earthobservatory.nasa.gov

Yukon River delta in winter – Source: earthobservatory.nasa.gov

Above and below are several amazing satellite images of Arctic and Boreal river deltas. Most of these reflect the classic fan-tail shape and even resemble trees (or tree roots) from space, with their main channel as the trunk and meandering branches extending outward from the trunk.

Included are the following great river deltas of the northern latitudes:

Albany River delta - Source: allposters.com

Albany River delta – Source: allposters.com

Gorgeous Lena River delta - Source: en.wikipedia.org

Gorgeous Lena River delta – Source: en.wikipedia.org

Lena River delta in winter - Source: visibleearth.nasa.gov

Lena River delta in winter – Source: visibleearth.nasa.gov

Mackenzie River delta - Source: tank-labblog.yorku.ca

Mackenzie River delta – Source: tank-labblog.yorku.ca

Neva River delta - Source: gettyimages.pt

Neva River delta as it flows through St. Petersburg – Source: gettyimages.pt

Ob River delta - Source: sergeev.org

Ob River delta – Source: sergeev.org

Saskatchewan River delta - Source:  earthobservatory.nasa.gov

Saskatchewan River delta – Source: earthobservatory.nasa.gov

Yukon River delta- Source: en.wikipedia.org

Yukon River delta- Source: en.wikipedia.org

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One Response to Spectacular images of Arctic/Boreal river deltas

  1. Marts says:

    Reblogged this on For Much Deliberation and commented:
    Amazing river delta images posted by Panethos…

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