27 Nov '11, 11pm

Snowfall on the Selenga River Delta, Russia: The Selenga River Delta, which stretches out into Russia’s Lake Bai...

This astronaut photograph from the International Space Station reveals the Selenga River Delta, which is built out into Lake Baikal in Russia. The delta (image center) is lobate in form, with an intricate network of channels and levees surrounded by marshlands. This suggests the development of the delta is governed by the sediment load carried by the river, and any modifications due to lake tides or waves are relatively minor. Further out into the lake, dark brown depositional bars are visible, forming a rough arc marking the edge of the delta. Snow cover on the river floodplain highlights numerous secondary channels, as well as channels previously occupied by the river but now abandoned. The snow cover also traces the outlines of agricultural fields to the southwest and northeast. Lake Baikal is a World Heritage Site. The Selenga River is the major contributor of water to...

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