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Mississippi River near Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, Arkansas
Mississippi River near Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, Arkansas
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Title: Mississippi River near Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, Arkansas


The 2006 image (left) show the river in a more normal state, while the 2011 image (right) shows the massive flooding. The dark blue tones represent water or flooded areas, the light green is cleared fields, and light tones are clouds.

Recent Landsat satellite data captured by the U.S. Geological Survey and NASA on May 10 show the major flooding of the Mississippi River along the state borders of Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, and Arkansas as seen from 438 miles above the Earth.

Location: USA

Date Taken: 2006 and 2011

Photographer: Landsat 5
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Photographer Organization: U.S. Geological Survey

Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.


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Dimensions: 478 x 212

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Tags: 2011springflood EROS Landsat MississippiRiver NR2011_05_13 RemoteSensing Water flooding



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