Nature's Patterns

Earth As Art image of the Ord River in Australia

Detailed Description

The biologically complex conditions of mangroves are shown in dark green along the fingers of the Ord River in Australia. Yellow, orange, and blue represent the impressive flow patterns of sediment and nutrients in this tropical estuary. The bright spot at the lower left is an area of mudflats, which is home to saltwater crocodiles.

  • Source: Landsat 8
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Details

Image Dimensions: 7801 x 8400

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US