A. Brazil

A. Brazil

Courtesy of Image Science and Analysis Laboratory, NASA-Johnson Space Center

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Twists and turns in this braided river bed creates islands that may disappear with the next flood. The river bed for a meandering river is constantly shifting.
This photo of a river in Brazil was taken from the International Space Station from altitude 383 km, March 11, 2002.