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Lena Delta
Lena River, Russian Siberia
July 2000
The Lena River flows north for more than 2,800 miles (4,500 kilometers) through Russian Siberia to the Arctic Ocean. As the river enters the Laptev Sea, it divides into many channels to form a biologically rich delta. Such images help determine the extent of wetland vegetation.
Courtesy USGS, EROS Data Center
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