Beautiful satellite images of river deltas around the world

1. These satellite images of river across the beautiful sinuous patterns.

Beautiful satellite images of river deltas around the world

2. The photos show a variety of forms associated with river deltas

Beautiful satellite images of river deltas around the world

3. Deltas are formed by the accumulation of sediment at river mouths

Beautiful satellite images of river deltas around the world

4. One in every 15 people on the planet – around 500 million people

Beautiful satellite images of river deltas around the world

5. Deltas offer a wide range of environments, including wetlands

Beautiful satellite images of river deltas around the world

6. The Ganges-Brahmaputra delta covers a large area of southern

Beautiful satellite images of river deltas around the world

7. It is an excellent example of the importance of deltas in providing 

Beautiful satellite images of river deltas around the world

8. Living around deltas can be dangerous, said Helene. 

Beautiful satellite images of river deltas around the world

9. Deposition of more sediment also adds weight to the delta.

Beautiful satellite images of river deltas around the world

10. Change to delta systems often occur in cycles, said Helene.

Beautiful satellite images of river deltas around the world

11. A delta in the Yukon River, Alaska

Beautiful satellite images of river deltas around the world