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Suspended Sediment in the Bering Sea

Just to the northeast of this image, the Yukon River empties into the Bering Sea and brings a large quantity of suspended sediment with it. The tides and wind driven currents of this sub-arctic sea then redistribute the sediments up and down the Alaskan coastline forming ever changing patterns in the turbid waters.

The above image was collected on June 13, 2018 by Landsat 8. Click it to get a larger version.


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