Mexico’s Biosphere

Earth As Art image of Grijalva River in Mexico

Detailed Description

Much of this image consists of the Reserva de la Biosfera Pantanos de Centla, a biosphere reserve in southern Mexico that protects wetlands in the area. The water bodies, mangroves, and forests are a sanctuary for a great variety of wildlife. Sediment carried away by the Grijalva River appears as a sweeping light blue brushstroke flowing into the Gulf of Mexico at the top of the image.

  • Collection: Earth as Art 4
  • Source: Landsat 8
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Image Dimensions: 7801 x 8400

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US