Oxbows in Bolivia

Earth As Art image of the Beni River in Bolivia

Detailed Description

The Beni River in Bolivia resembles a blue ribbon as it meanders toward the Amazon River. Scattered along the river are numerous oxbow lakes, which are curved bodies of water that form when a meander from the main stem of a river is cut off, creating a freestanding body of water. Dark green colors in the image indicate forest and lighter green shades indicate grassland or sparse forest.

  • Collection: Earth as Art 4
  • Source: Landsat 8
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Details

Image Dimensions: 7801 x 8400

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US