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Description Niger River in Mali, 2001. Just south of the Sahara Desert in Africa, the Niger River creates a lush area of wetlands and lakes in an otherwise arid environment. In this true-colour MODIS image from October 18, 2001, the Niger enters at left as a thin strip of green and flows northeast through Mali. The river then turns south and heads into the country of Niger. (Note, this is at the end of the rainy season, showing the Niger Inland Delta in dark green).
Date Visualization Date 2001-10-18
Author Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC
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