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Title: Mississippi River near Memphis, Tenn.
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 around Memphis, Tenn. as seen from 438 miles above the Earth.
Location: Mississippi River, TN, USA
Date Taken: 2006 and 2011
Photographer: Landsat 5 , U.S. Geological Survey
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