Exquisite equatorial river deltas from space


Mekong River, Vietnam - Source: mekong.mw.nl

Mekong River delta, Vietnam – Source: mekong.mw.nl

Here are satellite images (and one map) of exquisite and beautiful river deltas from Earth’s equatorial region lying between the Trip of Cancer and the Tropic Capricorn. Included are the Ganges (Bangladesh/India), Indus (Pakistan), Irrawaddy (Myanmar), Mekong (Vietnam), Niger (Nigeria), Orinoco (Venezuela), and the Zambezi (Mozambique). Enjoy!

Ganges River delta, Bangladesh/India - Source: geology.com

Ganges River delta, Bangladesh/India – Source: geology.com

Indus River delta, Pakistan - Source: jjexon. hubpages.com

Indus River delta, Pakistan – Source: jjexon. hubpages.com

Irrawaddy River delta, Myanmar - Source: eosnap.com

Irrawaddy River delta, Myanmar – Source: eosnap.com

Niger River delata, Nigeria - Source: geologic.org

Niger River delta, Nigeria – Source: geo-logic.org

Orinoco River delta, Venezuela  (map) - Source: orinoco-eco-camp.com

Orinoco River delta, Venezuela (map) – Source: orinoco-eco-camp.com

Zambezi River delta, Mozambique - Source: earthobservation.nasa.gov

Zambezi River delta, Mozambique – Source: earthobservation.nasa.gov

 

 

 

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