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Landsat 8 Collection 2 image of the Menindee Lakes in Australia

Detailed Description

The Menindee Lakes in the Far West of New South Wales, Australia, are seen in this Landsat 8 Collection 2 image from May 14, 2021, and is shown as a natural color composite using the red, green, and blue bands (Bands 4,3,2).

Located along the Darling-Baaka River, the series of naturally occurring shallow, ephemeral lakes were modified with regulating structures for water control during the mid-1900s. 


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